Severe thunderstorm warning for Southwest GA counties

Severe thunderstorm warning for Southwest GA counties

DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for these areas:

Southeast Dougherty Co.
Northeast Baker Co.
Northeast Mitchell Co.
Central Worth Co.

The warning will be in effect until 6:15 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm moving northeast was located over Putney at 5:25 p.m. The storm is hazardous, with 60 mph gusts. Damage from is expected to affect roofs and trees in the noted areas.

Locations at risk include Putney, Sylvester, Albany, Baconton, Poulan, Marine Corps Logistics Base, Sumner, Isabella, Crestwood, Sylvester Airport, Lester, Livingston, Acree, Pecan City, Tempy, Bridgeboro, Freeman, Gammage, and Red Rock & Doles.

People in those areas are advised to stay inside and move into an interior room on the lowest floor of the building.

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