LIVE UPDATES: Cleanup efforts underway across Georgia after powerful storms
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - North Georgia communities are picking up the pieces following another round of severe weather hours after an apparent tornado touched down and caused major damage.
LIVE UPDATES FOR MONDAY, MARCH 27:
RIGHT NOW: A look at the completely devastation in West Point, Georgia after a tornado touched down here early Sunday morning. Remarkably, nobody died, 5 injured.— Patrick Quinn (@PatrickQuinnTV) March 27, 2023
The governor will survey the damage this afternoon. The latest on the recovery effort @ 5p on @ATLNewsFirst. pic.twitter.com/paAN2Iu9Jq
The latest SPC Severe Weather Outlook for today has shifted a little south as ongoing thunderstorms push south. Be alert for potential warnings, especially in the Slight Risk area. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect for areas south of Columbus and Macon. #gawx pic.twitter.com/C4R6ftZMqP— NWS Atlanta (@NWSAtlanta) March 27, 2023
Spalding County officials are having people who live around the Heads Creek Reservoir to evacuate in “an abundance of caution” due to flooding concerns. They say they are not worried about the dam breaching, just worried about flooding in the area. @ATLNewsFirst pic.twitter.com/twz7EdPT4J— Madeline Montgomery (@MadelineTV) March 27, 2023
7:45 a.m. - TORNADO WARNING EXPIRED for Meriwether County, Pike County and Upson County.
A TORNADO WARNING is in effect for Southern Meriwether County, Southern Pike County and Northwestern Upson County.
Jeff Devis Road in Upson County is closed due to flooding, according to the Upson Emergency Management Agency.
Gov. Brian Kemp has declared a state of emergency.
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