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Posted: August 8, 2014 9:49 a.m.

Heavy storm causes damage across metro Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A heavy storm that rolled through metro Atlanta brought down trees, flooded streets and caused power outages for thousands of residents.

WSB-TV reports ( ) that nearly 22,000 people were without electricity Thursday night throughout Georgia.

In Atlanta, falling trees damaged a dozen cars in one neighborhood. Utility poles were also snapped.

A falling tree slammed into an apartment building in Norcross, damaging four homes. Firefighters said 15 people were displaced. No injuries were reported.


Information from: WSB-TV,

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