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NWS crews investigating storm damage across north Georgia

Here's how you can report damage to your property.

ATLANTA — The National Weather Service has reported a significant number of storm damage reports from late Sunday night and early Monday morning.

They have survey crews going to many of these locations on Monday to determine the level of damage and whether or not straight-line winds or a tornado was responsible for the damage.

If a tornado was responsible, then they will be able to ascertain the strength of the tornado in each case.

This is, by all means, not an exhaustive list of all of the damage across north Georgia from the storms that struck the region overnight.

This list includes the deadly incident in Cartersville that killed one person and left two others hurt when a tree fell on a home.

Storm updates | Widespread damage after overnight severe weather

The information provided by the National Weather Service is as follows:

  • 11:20 pm - Structural damage to a paint store on Battlefield Parkway in Fort Oglethorpe (Catoosa County)
  • 11:05 pm - Trees and power lines down near the intersection of Gulch Road and Piney Road, 1 mile SE of Trenton (Dade County)
  • 3:11 am - Multiple trees reported down along Old Glenwood Springs Road, 1 mile SSW of Eatonton (Putnam County)
  • 1:20 am - A tree fell on a home on Eagles Drive, 2 miles SE of Cassville (Bartow County)
  • 10 pm - Homes were flooded on Cherokee Circle and Bethany Drive, 2 miles NNW of Dalton (Whitfield County)
  • 3:37 am - A tree was reported through a roof in the 6000 block of River Oaks, 2 miles ENE of Aqualand Park (Hall County)
  • 3:35 am - A tree was reported through a roof in the 4500 block of Briarwood Drive 1 mile SE of Oakwood (Hall County)
  • 2:30 am - A tree was reported through a roof in the 6100 block of River Run Circle, 4 miles SSW of Clermont (Hall County)
  • 2:36 am - A tree was reported down on a structure in the 3200 block of Cardinal Lake Drive in Duluth (Gwinnett County)
  • 2:12 am - Trees were reported down along Mason Creek Road 2 miles SE of Winston (Douglas County)
  • 2:18 am - Powerlines were reported down near the 4500 block of Maroney Road in Douglasville (Douglas County)
  • 1:58 am - Multiple trees and power lines were reported down along Auraria Road in Lumpkin County.
  • 11:59 pm - Widespread reports of trees and power lines down across Polk County.


If you have damage to your property, officials from the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA) ask that you take photographs of the damage and submit them, along with the following form to GEMA in order to have it verified.

Residential, commercial and public buildings are all eligible to be assessed by GEMA under the guidelines for this assessment.

You are also asked to visit GEMA's Public Assistance page for more information regarding public assistance, along with the FEMA Individual Assistance Web Page for information regarding individual assistance following a natural or man-made disaster.

Of course, following this, you would need to contact your own insurance company to have their assessor visit your property for appropriate documentation under your appropriate policy.


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