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Update: The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has sent a storm survey team out to Mansfield. They show the damage rated as an EF2 tornado with winds of 105-115 mph. Path length was around 7 miles long.
Fast moving strong storms caused tornado damage in Newton County Friday.
The storm caused power lines to be blown down and multiple homes were damaged in and around the city of Mansfield.
At last check one person was injured in this storm.