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Storms Leave Scattered Power Outages In Georgia

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — A line of strong thunderstorms moving through a large part of north Georgia left scattered power outages early Monday morning. Georgia Power reported before dawn Monday that fewer than 1,500 customers statewide […]


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Deluge Of Rain Could Lead To Flooding In North Ga.

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – More than two-dozen counties in north Georgia are under a flood watch as storms approach the state. The National Weather Service issued the flood watch for the counties, which includes the northern […]


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Weather Service: 2 Tornadoes Struck Georgia

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Forecasters say two tornadoes touched down in Georgia during a recent storm system, damaging homes in western and north Georgia. The National Weather Service says an EF-0 tornado with maximum winds of […]


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Storms Damage Buildings, Knock Out Power

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Powerful storms peeled the roof from a store, toppled a tree onto a home and knocked out power to thousands of residents. By 3 a.m. Friday, Georgia Power said 4,700 customers were […]


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Man Killed By Falling Tree In Thunderstorm

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A northwest Georgia coroner has confirmed a man was killed in a severe thunderstorm that left tens of thousands of people without power a day later. Polk County Coroner Trey Litesey confirmed […]


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Insurance Commissioner Offers Tips After Storm

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering tips to help Georgians file claims associated with the storm system that tore through the state Wednesday. Hudgens says homeowners who notice damage to their […]


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Tornado Watch Issued As Fierce Storms Possible

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Forecasters issued a tornado watch for 14 Georgia counties as fierce storms that ripped the roofs from buildings and knocked out power to 18,000 customers in Alabama headed toward southwest Georgia. The […]