NWS confirms at least 3 tornadoes touched down across Georgia on Thursday – WSB-TV Channel 2

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TROUP COUNTY, Ga. — The National Weather Service confirmed at least three tornados touched down across Georgia during Thursday’s violent storms.

Gov. Brian Kemp has declared a State of Emergency for all of Georgia.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says two of those tornadoes touched down in the Channel 2 Action News viewing area.

Monahan and Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brad Nitz tracked these tornadoes and other storms for almost three hours on Channel 2 Action News.

The tornadoes touched down in Spalding and Troup/Meriwether counties. An initial report of a tornado in DeKalb County was dropped.

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The strength and amount of damage from each tornado will become available once NWS survey crews complete their assessments.

Monahan says the damage surveys could take days.

Stay with Channel 2 Action News throughout the day, as we have crews in some of the hardest-hit areas.

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