Tornado Warnings pass with light damage in Albany area
Winds howl and rain floods at WALB Studios
Ominous clouds rolled over the area. Source: Travis Roddy
This tree was down on Third Avenue
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
The NWS added Lee, Tift, and Turner to a Tornado Warning for Worth, Decatur, Baker, Calhoun, and Dougherty Co. which expired at 7:00PM.
WALB cameras are spreading out through 10 Country scouting for scene of damage. So far it has been light in comparison to what could have been, as a powerful squall line raced through Southwest Georgia late Wednesday afternoon.
Here is what we know so far in terms of any damage:
AMERICUS -Trees down on Lee St. and Valley and Columbia Streets, and Hwy 49 North, near Souther Field.
ALBANY - Tree down on Stuart Avenue, at Westover and Oakridge; Tree down in the 600 block of West 3rd Av.
CALHOUN Co. - A few trees down on power lines.
EARLY Co. - Lots of trees down on power lines. One damaged a house on Chancey Mill Road east of Blakely. No injuries reported.
MILLER Co. - Scattered reports of trees down. No major damage reported.
BAKER Co. - Scattered reports of trees down. No major damage reported.