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LIVE UPDATES: Central Georgia road closures, storm damage and more

Here is a look at some of the news and damage reports from around Central Georgia including campers stuck at High Falls State Park.

MACON, Ga. — Monday morning started out with severe weather for many Georgia residents, as the powerful line of storms brought wind, rain, hail and power outages as well flooding and structural damage. 

Much of the area is currently under a severe thunderstorm warning.

This comes just one day after another round of storms hit Central Georgia including Baldwin County where a likely tornado hit the area. 

Lt. Sean DeFoe with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office said that people should stay home unless they absolutely have to travel as roads are flooded and trees are down around Macon.

Here is a look at some of the news and damage reports from around Central Georgia. 


All buses are running in Macon-Bibb County with some detours, when and where necessary, according to Jami Gaudet with the Macon Transportation Authority. 

Macon’s Terminal Station is closed until further notice due to flooding, Gaudet said. 

The Macon-Bibb Tax Commissioner’s office and City Hall are temporarily closed, according to Chris Floore.

Parts of Amerson River Park are closed due to flooding from the Ocmulgee River. Those areas include the boat launch, dirt trail, and others marked by barriers on site.

Lt. Sean DeFoe with the Bibb County Sheriff’s said that power is out at multiple traffic lights around Macon-Bibb. He asks that drivers treat those as a four-way stop until power is restored. 

DeFoe also said that no one said travel at this time unless absolutely necessary as various roads are flood and trees are down throughout Macon-Bibb. 

Bibb County Athletics announced that all athletic events scheduled for today have been canceled due to the weather. Any rescheduled events will be announced at a later date.

There are trees down at Central High School with possible damage to the baseball field scoreboard and fence.

A large tree is down and a vehicle is damaged on the Mercer University campus near College Street.


The Monroe County Road Department has closed the following roads:

  • Byars Road
  • McMullen Road
  • Montpelier Springs Road
  • Smith Road
  • Treadwell Road
  • Wadley Road
  • Zebulon Road


There are multiple trees down on houses at Knight Road, Donna Road and Howard Road. There are multiple power lines down as well, according to Twiggs EMA Director Jack Wood. 

All after-school activities have been cancelled for the day.

Twiggs County Fire and EMA Director has closed Baker Road, Shiloh Road and Old Griswoldville Road. 


There is a water main break in Gordon at Kennington Road and Pine Street. They have issued a boil water advisory. Kennington Road is currently blocked. 


Baldwin County Schools have cancelled all after-school activities for today.

Milledgeville Police Department said the following roads are still closed:

Glynn Street between Montgomery Street and Roberson Mill Road. There are signs and barricades up in this area.

MLK from North Glynn Street back to the railroad tracks. 

The 900 block of Fraley Avenue and the 900 block of North Clark Street.


Upson County is also reporting the following road closures: 

  • Jones Road

  • McCrary Road

  • Dripping Rock Road 

  • Turner Lake Road 

  • Morgan Road 

  • Jeff Davis Road 

  • Old Alabama Road (middle section between Jeff Davis and Pickard)

  • E County Road (beside Potato Creek) 

  • E County Road (near Cobbtown Rd) at N Delray


Sgt. Bubba Stanford with the GA DNR assisted members of the Monroe County Fire Rescue and other law enforcement and responders, and Georgia State Park workers in getting 10 people that were unable to get out of a camp area at High Falls State Park because of flooding from the Towaliga River. They were able to use boats to get them out safely and unharmed. 


Flooding on State Route 11 in both directions at Sand Creek Trial, all lanes are closed, according to Georgia 511. 

There is also Flooding on SR 49 both directions at Cumslo Road, all lanes closed according to Georgia 511.

McKay Road at Walnut Creek is closed due to flooding, according to EMA.

Check here for the latest power outages in Central Georgia. 

Here are photos that viewers have sent in from damage on Sunday and Monday from the latest round of Central Georgia storms. 

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