A gustnado was also captured on camera by a resident in Ellijay. A gustnado can appear to look like a tornado, but is not a twister. Gustnadoes typically develop at the leading edge of strong thunderstorms.
According to the National Weather Service, the actual tornado occurred more than 10 minutes before the gustnado was captured on camera. In addition. the picture of the gustnado was taken in Ellijay, while the tornado occurred in northwest Gilmer county.
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