Storm damage on Cascade road

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- For a second straight day, severe storms are moving through north Georgia, leaving in their wake downed trees, flooding, and more damage.

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11:27 p.m.  The Dunwoody Police Department is working to clear a scene after a large tree fell, blocking all of North Peachtree Road at Peachford Road. Public Works is responding to remove the tree from the roadway.

Dunwoody Police Department

9:50 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Lamar, Monroe and Upson counties, effective until 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. 

9:28 p.m. Parts of Collier Drive in northwest Atlanta are closed due to a downed tree. Avoid area as crew members work to clear the debris. Officials say at least one pole transformer fell on the roadway and a utility line is spilt. 

Collier Road

9:15 p.m. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport reported that they are currently experiencing several delays including: 

  • arrival delays for airborne aircraft an average of 31 minutes (and decreasing)
  • departure delays an average of 34 minutes (and increasing) 

9:00 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is issued for Coweta, Fayette, Meriwether, Pike & Spalding counties, effective until 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

8:33 p.m. Several roadways in Lumpkin county are closed due to downed power lines and trees in the area.  The Lumpkin County Road Department says they are working on clearing debris from these roads, but the roads will not be opened until the power lines are removed.

  • Old Dahlonega Highway: Closed between Pony Lake Road and Charlie Jackson Road. It is anticipated that the road will be open to traffic by midnight.
  • Old Ledford Road: The whole road is closed. It is anticipated that the road will be open by mid-morning tomorrow.
  • Pecks Road: The whole road is closed. It is anticipated that the road will be open by mid-morning tomorrow.
Lumpkin County Police Department

7:53 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Meriwether and Troup counties is in effect until 8:30 p.m. tonight. 

6:46 p.m. Norcross Police Department says a tree down at Holcomb Bridge Road and Queens Court is causing power outages in the area. Crew are working to clear the scene. 

5:46 p.m. Accident on I-85 south near GA-400 in Fulton County is causing major delays for commuters in the area. Crews working to clear the scene. 


4:48 p.m. Georgia EMC reported 2,253 power outages in Georgia, while Georgia Power reported 7,396 power outages throughout the state. 

Georgia EMC

4:39 p.m. Crews are working to clear the 500 block of Woodmore Court in Sandy Springs after a tree fell across the roadway. 

Sandy Springs

3:55 p.m. Cobb County DOT reported that Circle 75 Pkwy has been reopened after a tree fell across the roadway.

Cobb County DOT

Cobb County DOT 

3:46 p.m.  Tractor trailer went off the road on I-75 north before Hwy 92 in Acworth causing delays for commuters in the area. Crews are working to clear the scene. 

Hwy 92

3:26 p.m. Power outage reported at the intersection of Colewood and River Valley in Sandy Springs. Police and firefighters are on scene. Intersection is closed. 

3:23 p.m. The City of Roswell reported that the intersection of Atlanta Street Oxbo Road are now open after all lanes were blocked due flooding in the area.
2:57 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Georgia counties of Bartow, Carroll, Cherokee, Cobb, Douglas, Fulton, Haralson, Paulding & Polk is in effect until 3:45 p.m. this afternoon. 
2:00 p.m. Multiple trees and power lines down at the intersection of Mud Creek Road and Old Cornelia Hwy in northeast Hall County. Assessing damage now. At least one home with damage as a result of trees falling. 

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