Officials have issued a tornado warning for Lowndes County, Lanier County, and Echols County until 12:15 p.m. People in the area are urged to seek shelter immediately.
Emergency crews confirmed that some people were trapped at Langdale Forest Products on Madison Highway. There was no immediate word on any injuries at that location. A manager at the business said all of their employees were accounted for.
The National Weather Service tracked the storm near Naylor, which is about 11 miles east of Valdosta. Areas near Stockton and Greenwood were also affected.
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