Last Updated 4 weeks ago by Devontae Jackson.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City, GA issued a tornado emergency earlier this morning when a large tornado developed west of Peachtree City and moved north of the city. However, before moving north of Peachtree City the City of Newman, GA sustained a major hit from the tornado. Along with surrounding neighborhoods. Pictures out of Newman show trees and houses mangled. WSB-TV in Atlanta is reporting structure damage in Heard County Georgia as well. The storm continued towards Fayetteville, GA where the tornado dissipated. There was minor damage reported in Peachtree City.
Here is a look at the tornado reports as the storm crossed from Heard County to Coweta County and to Fayette County in Georgia.
People are being asked to stay off the roads as well. Earlier today, the Coweta County fire chief confirmed one person died as a result of a tornado Thursday night into Friday morning according to CBS 46 in Atlanta.
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Make sure you know where to go during severe weather and have a safety plan.