ALBANY, Georgia- Eleven people are dead and 23 people were injured after a series of storms moved through southwest Georgia Saturday evening and early Sunday morning, according to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.
The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office confirmed at least two people died during the storm, a WXIA report said.
Officials with the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that two people have died as a result of the storm.
Both people were in the same home in Barney that was displaced into Hwy 122, the report said.
At least three injuries were confirmed in Thomas County.
The sheriff’s office said a mobile home at Airline and Centennial Road was destroyed with a man inside.
The Crisp County sheriff’s office took to Facebook to pass on reports of damage. There were numerous reports of trees down, two houses were damaged, traffic lights down and minor street flooding. Public works and Crisp County Power were set to hit the streets to help out.
The storm also blew over a stop sign at the intersection of Gleneagles and Desert Court in Albany. A tree fell on two small cars. No word on the amount of damage done to the cars.
The severe thunderstorms that rolled through this afternoon left an Ashburn family without a home tonight. A massive tree fell through the living room, causing the roof to cave in and breaking a window and leaving lots of water damage.
A possible tornado was spotted Springdale on Philema Road heading toward River Point. Video was provided by a WALB-TV viewer.
⚠️ Take Cover! Tornado Warning including Ocilla GA, Irwinville GA, Osierfield GA until 5:30 AM EST pic.twitter.com/EOezVIqwLk
— NWS Tallahassee (@NWSTallahassee) January 22, 2017