• 2nd tornado confirmed in metro Atlanta Friday after storm system pummels south

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    HALL COUNTY, Ga. - Officials with the National Weather Service have confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in the metro Atlanta area in the early morning hours of April 19.

    Officials said an EF-1 tornado formed in Hall County around 5:50 a.m. and was on the ground for an estimated 2.5 miles. 

    Officials confirmed Tuesday that an EF-0 tornado touched down in Johns Creek around 5:07 a.m. Friday and cut a half mile path through north Fulton County with winds at 75 mph. 

    Channel 2's Richard Elliot was in Hall County Friday, where the storm ripped a steeple off Dewberry Baptist Church north of Gainesville and sent a tree crashing through the church's fellowship hall. 

    No injuries were reported.

    Storms left damage across north Georgia including downed trees and power lines, flooding and washed out roads. 

    Reporters from Channel 2 Action News fanned out all across the state to bring you live coverage of the worst-hit areas. 


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