Strong Tornado Strikes Adairsville, Georgia









A strong tornado moved through the city of Adairsville, Georgia around 11:00 am Wednesday morning.

Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in Gordon and Bartow counties, where up to 100 homes were damaged and 17 injuries were reported. There was one report of the death of a man that was killed in his mobile home.

The tornado produced extensive and wide spread damage to homes, businesses and automobiles along its path.

The tornado crossed Interstate 75 near exit 301 and tossed and flipped around 100 vehicles in the process.