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Storms Damage Homes, Bring Down Trees In Georgia

There were reports of several homes damaged in central Georgia and trees toppled across north Georgia after a fast-moving line of thunderstorms brought high winds to the region.


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Two Deaths From EF-2 Tornado

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado packing winds of 120 miles per hour touched down along the Pike-Meriwether county line Monday night.  The 13-mile path of the twister left nearly […]


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Be Prepared For Heavy Travel Day

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Be prepared to take some extra time to get to your destination this year if you choose to travel for Thanksgiving. Traffic at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International, the world’s busiest airport, will be up by […]


Tropical Storm Lee Dumps Heavy Rains Onto New Orleans

Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee Hit Metro Area-UPDATE

UPDATE: One death has been attributed to the storms associated with Tropical Storm Lee.  25 year old Jerome Hunter drowned in Gwinnett County when he and a friend tried to cross a rain swollen creek. Hunter’s […]


Kroger Launches Donation Program to Help Those Affected by Storms

(News Release) Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta Division are encouraging customers and associates to donate to the American Red Cross, which is providing food, water, clothing, cleaning supplies and other necessities to those affected by […]


Killer Storm Throws D.C. in the Dark

Violent storms  knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday and caused two deaths in Washington DC