June 25, 2006
Albany -- Over 5 inches of rain fell in Albany from thunderstorms Sunday night. Several Southwest Georgia counties were under a flash flood warning.
Albany Police and Fire department responded to downded power lines as utility companies worked to restore power to affected residents. A tree even crashed into one Albany home.
Runoff is expected to cause flooding of small creeks and streams, highways, and underpasses.
It is not advised to drive your car in areas where water is covering the roadway.
You may not be able to cross safely since it only takes a foot or two of flowing water to sweep most cars away. If you see flooding or flood damage, contact police.
Saturday marks exactly six months since a third round of deadly tornadoes plowed through South Georgia, killing 16 people.
Loved ones of a murder victim begged for answers Sunday night at a candlelight vigil and balloon release in her honor.
A couple dozen people tried their hand at an exercise with a higher difficulty level out on the water at Chehaw Sunday.
Albany pups helped their owners create a special memory Sunday at The Clay Spot.
Lee County High School hosted a ribbon cutting to officially unveil the project that was years in the making.