Severe Storms Leave Downed Trees, Power Lines In Atlanta

first_img An audio version of this story.0:32The tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service for parts of metro Atlanta passed late Thursday night, but the mess remains.Like us on FacebookWinds reached about 40 mph in some spots.“We have reports of trees down, and there was some minor damage at (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International) airport. Some damage to the cargo buildings and cars on the ramp,” said Verona Murrell, a meteorologist with the weather service.Power lines were also knocked down in parts of metro Atlanta.Georgia Power says nearly 16,000 people were left in the dark for part of the day.Firefighters also had to rescue a man trapped in a car by a fallen tree. 0:32 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Share For Whom The Bell Rings Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility Related Stories ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Partylast_img read more

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