Storms rock So. Georgia - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Storms rock So. Georgia

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Wanted woman found under a bed

    Wanted woman found under a bed

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:56:32 GMT
    APD reports that officers got a tip that a wanted person was “hiding out” at 708 North Jackson Street. Offices went to that location and confirmed the suspect was there. They said they found Wanda Harris hiding under a bed and arrested her, then notified DCP.More >>
    APD reports that officers got a tip that a wanted person was “hiding out” at 708 North Jackson Street. Offices went to that location and confirmed the suspect was there. They said they found Wanda Harris hiding under a bed and arrested her, then notified DCP.More >>
  • Take care on the water this weekend

    Take care on the water this weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:52:39 GMT
    The Department of Natural Resources law enforcement division says its rangers will be busy making sure boaters follow the rules and stay sober and safe while operating boats over the long weekend.More >>
    The Department of Natural Resources law enforcement division says its rangers will be busy making sure boaters follow the rules and stay sober and safe while operating boats over the long weekend.More >>
  • High mercury levels harmful to babies

    High mercury levels harmful to babies

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:02:09 GMT
    Guidelines regarding fish consumption has been released by the Food and Drug Administration for women who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant and children. Their research shows eating certain types of fish containing extreme levels of mercury can negatively affect neurodevelopment in growing babies.More >>
    Guidelines regarding fish consumption has been released by the Food and Drug Administration for women who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant and children. Their research shows eating certain types of fish containing extreme levels of mercury can negatively affect neurodevelopment in growing babies.More >>

July 15, 2004

Albany-- Hundreds of people are without electricity after the storms swept through South Georgia. Six hundred Georgia Power customers were without electricity Thursday, and will likely will be until midnight.

Wind gusts of up to 60 miles pe hour brought down trees in many parts of Albany. It uprooted a tree on Shadowlawn off Gordon Avenue in South Albany. It took powerlines with it leaving people in the area without power.

At the corner of Gordon and Drexel, strong winds blew dow another tree. This one didn't take out any power lines but isn't blocking part of the road.  On Gordon Avenue in south Albany where large trees were uprooted. Large trees were also brought down in along Gillionville Road from Tallahassee Road to Eight Mile Road.

And in the Crofton Subdivision off Old Dawson Road, there are trees down.

In East Albany, trees and power lines went down in the Mitchell Avenue area, and there is a good bit of damage in the Radium Springs area, near Redbud Road and Cherry Laurel Lane.

Primary power lines are down on Hibiscus in Radium Springs. Hail, some as large as golf balls, fell is several areas including Five Points. No injuries reported in the afternoon storms.

posted at 6:50PM by dave.miller@walb.com