Published on Jan 30, 2013
winds, tornadoes cause damage in Southeast
(CNN) -- A weather system
stretching from Michigan to the Louisiana coastline threw down high winds and
spawned a handful of tornadoes Wednesday, including one that caused significant
damage in the northwest Georgia town of Adairsville.
At least two people
died, authorities reported.
In the Adairsville storm, winds caused
significant damage to a motel and a manufacturing plant, according to Craig
Milsap, the fire chief and interim emergency management director for Bartow
County. The motel's guests are believed safe and workers at the plant have all
been accounted for, he said.
The National Weather Service also reported
major structural damage and overturned cars in downtown Adairsville, where a
news crew for CNN affiliate WSB-TV witnessed a tornado form and touch dow
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