Violent storms cause damage in parts of northern Georgia – History



– A severe weather line shifted to northern Georgia on Sunday, leaving scattered damage throughout the region.

A Tornado watch that covered most of northern Georgia, including the Atlanta subway, expired at 2 pm Sunday. A separate tornado watch was issued for eastern Georgia at 7 pm

MORE: Severe to severe storms expected Sunday

Sunday storms brought rain and strong winds all over the state, with at least one apparent tornado touching the ground near Chappel Mill in Butts County. Trees and power lines were felled in a number of areas, including Gwinnett County, where a tornado warning was issued early Sunday afternoon.

In Georgia, no injuries were reported as a result of the storm, but six people died of the storm, two of whom died from floods Saturday in Louisiana. Two others were killed in Texas, one in Mississippi and one in Alabama.

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