Residents of Cobb, Paulding and Cherokee Counties woke early Tuesday morning at about 2:30 a.m. to tornado sirens and weather alerts as a strong storm passed from Alabama into Georgia, bringing with it high winds, thunder and the possibility of tornados.
The tornado warning expired within an hour, but the tornado watch lasted until 5 a.m.
Time will tell how much storm damage occurred as a result of the inclement weather.
If you slept through it, now you know. Here are some other news items you may not want to miss.
- A 12-year-old Athens boy who went missing Monday night has been found.
- Hall County is getting some brand new fire trucks.
- Coronavirus cases and deaths are seeing a drop in Georgia.
- DeKalb County authorities are searching for a fugitive murder suspect.
- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced new bills yesterday that take aim at human trafficking.
In Other News:
- As Cobb County Schools returned from virtual learning, coronavirus cases within the school system are on the rise.
- Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Port of Savannah had a strong year.
- Hank Aaron’s cause of death has been determined. The 86-year-old baseball legend died of natural causes.
Today’s Weather: Temperatures could reach almost 70 degrees today. Humidity will be around 90% with a 15% chance of rain, so it will be warm, but not necessarily pleasant. Rain is in the forecast for Wednesday.
Quote of The Day: “There’s always another storm. It’s the way the world works. Snowstorms, rainstorms, windstorms, sandstorms, and firestorms. Some are fierce and others are small. You have to deal with each one separately, but you need to keep an eye on whats brewing for tomorrow.” -Maria V. Snyder