Tornado warning in effect For DeKalb and Fulton Counties

A tornado warning has been issued for Fulton and DeKalb Counties until 11:15 a.m. The area effected is central Fulton County and west central DeKalb. Residents in those areas need to take cover.

At 10:44 a.m. a tornado producing storm was located over Bankhead, near Atlanta moving East at 35 miles per hour.

According to the National Weather Service, radar confirmed an active tornado.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes could be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles could occur. Tree damage is likely.

Areas affected include: Atlanta, Decatur, Chamblee, Clarkston, Avondale Estates, Belvedere
Park, North Decatur, North Atlanta, North Druid Hills, Midtown, Grant Park-Zoo Atlanta, Druid Hills, Tucker, Sweet Auburn, Piedmont Park, Brookhaven, East Lake, Little Five Points, Atlantic Station and West End.

Much of North Georgia is also under a tornado watch until 4 p.m. today. Prepare to take precautions and keep an eye on the weather until the watch passes.

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