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Central Georgia weekend storms cause damage and bring hail

The widespread severe threat should end around 3 p.m., but scattered showers and storms will continue all day.
Credit: Keairra Na'Quay Hampton

MACON, Ga. — Update, 12:37 a.m. March 26

The Milledgeville police department shared more information about their damages in a Facebook post on Sunday afternoon.

They say Most of the damage is from the area of MLK/Glynn Street (YDC & Hospital area) east on MLK to Graham Homes and Barrows Ferry Road area.

They ask people to stay off the roads if you do not have to travel.

They also reported that all of MLK between North Columbia street and North Jefferson street is shut down.

They have multiple units assessing damage and moving debris to clear the roads. 

They also say the hospital had damage and crews are working to access the damage there.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office, Sandersville Police Department, and Georgia Department of Public Safety all have units in the city as well.

Major Linc Boyer says that if you have family members who need to be checked on in Milledgeville please call us at 478-414-4090 and we will send an officer out to check on them. At this time we have had NO reports of injuries.

There are also reports in the National Weather service chat that Washington county is sharing resources and helping other counties.

In a post, they confirmed they were helping Baldwin County.

They say that "Sheriff Cochran has sent deputies along with Sandersville Police officers to assist where needed. WCRMC has also sent 2 ambulances to help with patient transports. We're standing by to send further resources if needed."  


Sunday started with rain for many central Georgians, and the severe weather continued to move through several counties in our area.

For some the storms brought hail and power outages, and for others it brought strong winds and structural damage. 

There is also a tornado watch for Macon-Bibb county until 1 p.m. today.

Our widespread severe threat should end around 3 p.m., but scattered showers and storms will continue all day.

Related:  Severe thunderstorms with large hail expected Sunday

13WMAZ's Jordan West put together a gallery of some of the pictures that were sent in from viewers in many areas this morning.

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