• Tornado confirmed in Clayton County during Tuesday's storms

    By: Severe Weather Team 2


    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Officials have confirmed a EF-0 tornado happened in Clayton County Tuesday afternoon, according Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz

    The National Weather Service surveyed damage and determined the tornado touched down near Forest Park and Lake City. 

    Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns and Nitz tracked the storms live on Channel 2.

    The tornado had maximum winds of 75 MPH and was on the ground for three miles. 

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    Severe storms downed trees and damaged homes across parts of the metro Tuesday. The storms were so strong that a tornado warning was issued for Clayton, DeKalb, Rockdale and Henry counties.

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