A tornado was spotted about 4 p.m. near Albany and a watch is in effect for Cobb, Fulton and other counties until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Albany Deputy Fire Chief Sebon Burns said a tornado touched down around 3 p.m. No fatalities had been reported by 4:30 p.m., but lots of people were injured.
He said they are rescuing people from homes.
Emergency operators said …
ADEL, Ga. — Billy Woods, his mom and his two young children were asleep when the deadly storm struck.
“It was like something hit the house,” said Woods, 42, of the high winds that hit Sunshine Acres Mobile Home Park early Sunday. “Water started coming through the ceiling. I grabbed my kids and laid on top of them till it was over.”
The rain was coming in because the winds had torn …
By Joshua Sharpe
When the winds came for this small southern Georgia farming town overnight, some huddled in hallways, some in bath tubs.
Betty Lee Newsome, 82, and husband Jessie Newsome, 67, still lay in bed. But …
The Atlanta Falcons head to halftime up 24-0 over Green Bay and fans at a Dunwoody pub are feeling confident this team has what it takes to hold off Aaron Rogers and the Packers.
Dan Kish …
Forsyth County Schools has cancelled all after-school activities and athletics from Friday through Sunday. This does not include after-school childcare programs at schools.
For information on the rescheduling of activities and athletics, athletes should contact school coaches and sponsors.
You can keep up with other cancellations and news on the Forsyth County Schools website.
Hurricane Matthew, which has already killed more than two dozen people and spread 140 mph winds through the Caribbean, regained its status as a powerful Category 4 storm Thursday morning.
Matthew, described by Channel 2 Action News meteorologist …