ADAIRSVILLE, GA (WSB) - We have amazing video of a tornado striking down in northwest Georgia on Wednesday. You can see a huge funnel cloud moving through Adairsville. That's about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta.
A local reporter said the twister formed right in front of him. He said the tornado destroyed a home and flipped over several cars.
The Bartow County fire chief says the storm's high winds caused also significant damage to a motel and a manufacturing plant.
The Georgia Department of Transportation said all lanes of Interstate 75 were blocked in both directions near Adairsville due to the messy weather.
Authorities reported at least one person was killed in the storm.