Tornado confirmed in Laurens County from Friday morning storms

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The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has confirmed EF-1 tornado damage in Laurens County this morning. This confirmation is based off the damage that was found in the southern portion of the county.

EF-1 tornadoes have wind speeds 86-110 mph. The damage that was found in southern Laurens county was mainly downed trees and power lines.

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Cecilia Reeves joined the 41 First Alert Storm Team as Chief Meteorologist in August of 2016.  She grew up just north of Macon, in McDonough, GA but attended the University of Alabama and received an undergraduate degree in Telecommunications and Film with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism.  Upon graduation in Tuscaloosa, she traveled up to road to Starkville, MS where she received a Masters of Science in Broadcast Meteorology.  In her career she has worked on the West Coast, in the Midwest, and now back home in the Southeast.  When she is not forecasting she enjoys training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, cheering on her teams (Alabama Crimson Tide, Atlanta Falcons, and the Kansas City Royals), and playing with her dogs: Dora and Winston.