Strong storms cause damage, power outages in the Chattahoochee Valley

Strong storms cause damage, power outages in the Chattahoochee Valley
Georgia Power reports power outages affected over 5,540 customers after string storms. ( Source: Matthew Clegg)
Georgia Power reports power outages affected over 5,540 customers after string storms. ( Source: Matthew Clegg)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Strong storms throughout the Chattahoochee Valley Friday evening left many without power and downed trees in several areas.

Georgia Power reports power outages affected over 5,540 customers.  Multiple intersections are also dark as storms have moved through.

A tree fell in the back of a house on Hearthstone Drive in Columbus, ripped open a gas line, and crushed two cars. This neighborhood is just one of several locations reporting damage.

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