Excessive straight line winds and torrential rains hammered Barnesville and Aldora Monday afternoon, downing trees and power lines and flooding streets.
Power outages are widespread.
On Aldora Street, a fallen tree narrowly missed slicing a home in half.
Winds collapsed a carport at a home at the corner of Spencer and Thomaston streets.
Repairs have begun.
Downbursts can trigger winds of up to 150 mph.
More to follow….