Metro Atlanta begins cleanup after storms barrel through - CBS46 News

Metro Atlanta begins cleanup after storms barrel through

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Homeowners in metro Atlanta began cleaning up Friday after a powerful storm barreled through the area.

Wind and rain knocked toppled a 100-foot tree, sending it crashing onto the roof of a home on Corral Drive in Marietta.

Mike Cook, with Nick and Mike's Tree Service, cleared up the mess.

Cook said the people who live in the home are lucky. If the tree had crashed onto a room where they were sleeping, things could have ended a lot worse for them.

"Probably killed. The tree us pretty big and that's a lot of weight there," Cook said. "I don't think the damage is as bad as what it could've been."

In East Atlanta Village, a downed tree snagged utility lines and shut the intersection of Haas Street and Metropolitan Avenue.

The fast moving storm knocked down a tree on Azalea Drive, cutting power to Roswell River Landing

George Bolduc's daughter had planned to host a dinner for her wedding rehearsal Friday night.

"It couldn't have happened at a worse time," Bolduc said.

The power outage threw plans in doubt for a few hours, but crews turned on the power by late morning.

"We'll make the best of it. We'll be fine. We'll be okay," Bolduc said.

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