Officials assess damage after deadly tornado, storm

Officials assess damage after deadly tornado system, more storms expected

The full extent of the damage is not yet known several hours after devastating tornadoes blew across Georgia and South Carolina.



CHANCE ON A 25-YEAR-OLD IN 20-15. AND THAT’S A LOOK AT SPORT S. NATS :05 RIGHT NOW ON WJCL2 2 MORNING NEWS … THE AFTERMATH … OF A *DEADLY TORNADO IN OUR AREA. THIS MORNING … THE – *BRAND *NEW FOOTAGE JUST INTO THE WJCL 22 NEWSROOM … OF THAT POWERFUL CYCLONE … RIPPING THROUGH. AND IN SOUTH CAROLINA … *THIS SCARY-LOOKING FUNNEL CLOUD … RIPPED APART A NEIGHBORHOOD … LEAVING SEVERAL HOMES … IN PIECES. WE’RE WALKING YOU THROUGH THE WORST OF IT…THIS MORNING. AND THE DAMAGE … WIDESPREAD. PEO PLE ALL ACROSS THE STATE OF GEORGIA … WAKING UP TO SOME *REALLY EXTENSIVE DAMAGE WE’LL HEAR FROM NEIGHBORS WHO SAW THE ENTIRE THING UNFOLD. MORE…SHOCKING NEW VIDEO IN THIS MORNING…OF A UKRANIAN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL…BEING BOMBED. THE REASON AUTHORITIES SAY RUSSIAN TROO PS TARGETED THE FACILIT Y. THANKS FOR STARTING YOUR DAY WITH WJCL 22 NE. WS GOOD MORNIN- G – I’M EMMA HAMION. LT METEOROLOGIST JONATHAN MYERS IS JOINING ME NOW .. NOW, HERE’S YOUR STORM TRACKER RADAR… TODAY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY, MAINLY AFTER 3PM. MOSTLY CLOUDY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 82. SOUTHWEST WIND 7 TO 11 MPH. CHAN OCEF PRECIPITATION IS 70%. NEW RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN A QUARTER AND HALF OF AN INCH POSSIBLE. TONIGHT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE BEFORE 1AM, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOW AROUND 66. SOUTH WIND 7 TO 10 MPH. LUCKY TSNA DEADLY TORNADO TOUCHDOWN. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS UNBELIEVABLE FOOTAGE… OUT OF ELLABELL. YOU CAN ACTUALLY *SEE THE MOMENT A POWERFUL TORNADO – *RIPPED THE *ROOF OFF THE BLACK CREEK GOLF CLUB. CLIFF HORTON SHARED THIS VIDEO WITH US. IN IT … YOU CAN SEE THE UTTER *DESTRUCTION LEFT BEHIND. WE NOW KNOW ONE WOMAN WAS – *KILLED IN ELLABELL … ON HOMESTEAD DRE ..IV. JUST THREE MILES AWAY FROM BLACK CREEK. NA AND CHECK OUT -TH* FOOTAGE … CAPTURED BY A TESLA CAMERA IN PEMBROKE … ABOUT EIGHT LEMIS AW. AY YOU CAN SEE THAT FUNNEL CLD OUFORMING … BRINGING – *POWERFUL WINDS … SENDING DEBRIS *FLYING. AND *THIS … IS BRAND NEW VIDEO WE GOT IN OVERNIGHT … NEAR EYE-16 IN BRYAN CNT OU YOU CAN ACTUALLY SEE THAT DARK FUNNEL CLOUD … CHURNING ACROSS UR YO SCREEN. SOME REALLY SCARY STUFF THERE. HAPPENING TODAY … E TH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS SET TO VISIT OUR AREA … TO SURVEY THE *EXTENSIVE DAMAGE LEFT BEHIND … AND YOU CAN TELL FROM THIS FOOTAGE OF THE BRYAN CNTY OU COURTHOUSE …HERE T IS A – *LOT TO CLEAN UP ACROSS OUR AREA. RIGHT NOW…BRN YA COUNTY IS UNDER A STATE OF EMERGENCY. RIGHT NOW…HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE ARE WITHOUT POWER ACROSS OUR AREA. THAT NUMBER WAS ONCE IN THE *THOUSAND THIS IS A LIVE LOOK AT THE GEORGIA POWER “OUTAGE MAP” … WHERE YOU CAN SEE A BULK OF THE OUTAGES ARE IN PEMBRO. KE IN SOUTH CAROLINA…HUNDREDS ARE WITHOUT POWER IN ALLENDALE. BAMBERG AND CHARLESTON COUNTIES … SEEING MORE THAN A THOUSAND POWER OUTAGES EACH WE WANT TO TAKE YOU 90 MINUTES NORTH NOW … TO ALLENDALE, SOUTH CAROLINA … WHERE SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE HURT … AFTER A TORNADO RIPPED THROU. GH TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO … YOU CAN SEE THAT DARK FUNNEL CLOUD IN THE DISTCE. AN THE DAMAGE IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD … IS … – *EXTENSE.IV YOU CAN SEE THE TORNADO RIPPED THE ROOF OFF THIS HOME … LEAVING IT IN – *PIECES THIS MORNING. OUR NIKIYA CARRERO SPE OK WITH THE WOMAN WHO LIVES THERE … AND WALKS US THROUGH … THE LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY … ACROSS ALLENDALE. (STEVEN ROBINSON, PIO, ALLENDALE SHERIFF’S DEPT) SOMETHING YOU DON’T SE E. SOMETHING YOU SEE ON TELEVISION SOMEWHERE ELSE. FOR IT TO HIT HOME LE IK IT HAS, IT’S AN EYE OPENER .” A TORNADO RIPPED ACROSS 278 AND ROCKED THE COMMUNITY OF ALLENDALE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. (ROBINSON)AS A MATTER OF FACT, THE SHERIFF ACTUALLY SAW THIS IS WH TATHE RESULTS OF IT IS.” THE TWISTER BROUGH DOWN POWERLIN, ES UPROOTED TREES AND DESTROYED THE HOME OF SHERIFF DEPUTY TRAMAINE COHEN. (TRAMAN) THE TORNADO CAME AND TOOK T RHEOOF AND THE BACKSIDE OF OUR RESIDENCE.” COHEN ALONG WITH HER HUSBAND AND SON ALL MADE IT OUT SAFELY. AND AS SOON ASHE T TORNADO PASSE.. D. THE COMMUNITY SHOWED UP FOR THE FAMILY. (COHEN) “IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING. IT’S A BEAUL TI THING THAT SO MANY PEOPLE RESPONDED TO US AND SO QUICKLY. NIKIYA CARRERO WJCL 22 NEWS (COHEN) “IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING. IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING THAT SO MANY PPLEO RESPONDED TO US AND SO QUICKLY. NIKIYA CARRERO WJCL 22 WSNE IN COLUMBIA … A TORNADO WARNING CAUSED THE STATE HOUSE TO BE – * EVACUATE D. IN THESE PICTURES … YOU CAN SEE HOUSE AND SENA TE MEMBERS … HIDING OUT IN THE BASEMENT OF THE STATE HOUSE … WAITING UNTIL THE STORM PASS. ES REPRESENTATIVE BILL TAYLOR TWEETED OUT THESE PICTUR ES SAYING .. “GOOD PLACE FOR LEGISLATORS… BETTER THAN THE DOG HOUSE.” THE SEVERE WEATH ER WASN’T JUST IN OUR AREA. .. A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION .. AND AT LEAST ONE PERSON DEAD. PEOPLE IN THE ATHS AREA … MACON AREA … AND … SOUTHWEST GEORGIA NEAR THE ALABAMA STATE LINE … ARE ALL WAKING UP TO A* LOT OF DAMAGE THIS MORNING. IN BONAIRE … NEAR WARNER ROBINS … OFFICIALS SAY ONE WOMAN WAS KILLED WHEN A TREE FELL ON HER HOME. YOU CAN SEE THE – *EXTENSIVE DAMAGE ACROSS THE AREA…IN THIS FOOTAGE. OFFICIALS BELIEVE IT WAS ONE OF THE *HARDEST-T HI AREAS … ACROSS THE STATE. IN CRAWFORD … GHT RI OUTSIDE OF ATHENS . .. SEVERAL HOMES SUSTAINED A – *LOT OF DAMAGE … WHEN A POWERFUL TORNADO RIPPED THROUGH. YOU CAN SEE THE PATIO OF THIS HOME WAS DESTROYED … AND THE HOMEOWNER SAYS … IT ALL HAPPENED *SO -F*ST. I WAS STANDING AT THE DOORWAY AND THEN I STARTED HEARI NG THAT NOISE AND STARTED SEEING THE TREE START TO GO IN A CIRCLE. AND IUS J HEADED BACK HERE AND I GOT A LITTLE POOL TABLE UP ON THERE AND I JUST KIND OF HUNKER DOWN I CAME OUTSIDE AND MY WHOLE PATIO ROOFS GONE MUST HAVE CAUGHT THE TOP OF THE HOUSE BECAUSE RIPPED OFF THE TOP OVER THE BATHROOM THER E AND IT’S ALL IN THE FRONT YARD. WE TRIED TO GET THE ROAD CLEARED UP. ALL THE WAY ACROSS. THERE WAS WELL, THERE WAS TREES ACROSS THE ROAD. SO WE HELP CRAWFD OR COUNTY GET UP A BUNCH OF TREES UP AND DOWN THE ADRO GET THE MEDICAL SERVICES COMING IN AND EVERYTHING HE SAYS HE’S THANKFUL NO ONE WAS HURT. CHAIAWNS AND THE CLEANUP IS ON … IN BLAKELY GEORGIA … NEAR THE ALABAMA STATE NELI YOU CAN SEE A MASSIVE TREE FELL ON THIS HOME … AND … SEVERAL OTHERS. AND … A NEARBY BARN … WAS *SHREDD. ED WITH MORE SEVE RE WEATHER IN THE FORECAST … NOW’S A GREAT TIME TO DOWNLOAD THE WJCL 22 NEWS APP. THAT’S HOW YOU’LL GET – *EVERY IMPORTANT UPDA TE ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER … SENT *STRAIGHT TO YOUR PHONE. THE APP IS FREE IN YOUR APP STORE. THE SENATE COULD THEN VOTEO CONFIRM JUDGE JACKSON AS JUSTICE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON AS SOON AS THURSDAY.” ALL NEW THIS MORNING … A FINAL SUPREME COURT CONFIRMATION VOTE … COULD HAPPEN AS SOON AS TOMORR. OW TH IS … AFTER A BI-PARTISAN VOTE … OF 53 TO 47 … FORCED T HE NOMINATION OF JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON … OUT OF THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE … PUTTING HER ON TRACK FOR *FINAL CONFIRMATI. THIS MORNING … GROWING BACKLASH … AGAINST GEORGIA CONGRESSWOMAN MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE … WHO SAID ANYONE WHO VOTES FOR JUDGE BROWN JACKSON … IS PRO-PEDOPHILE. SHE TWEETED LATE LAST NIGHT … THERE IS A LINE IN THE LAND. EITHER YOU A RE PRO -PEDOPHILE AND PRO- TRANSGENDER BIOLOGICAL MEN … OR YOU DEFEND CHILDREN AND WOMEN. PERIOD. THERE IS NO OTHER OPTIO N. GREENE … IREFES RRING TO A G- OP ACCUSATION … THAT JUDGE JACKSON W AS QUOTE .. “LENIENT” … IN CASES INVOLVING PHOTOS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABU. SARA HAINES OF THE VIEW … CRITICIZED GREENE … FOR HER ARGUMENT. “SHE JUMPING STRAI GHT TO WE’RE MAKE IT ABOUT PEDOPILE, IT IS COMPLETELY DISHONEST.” IT’S IMPORTANT TO NOTE … DEMOCRATS … HAVE T VOTES IN THE FULL SENATE TO CONFIRM JACKSON … WITHOUT REPUBLICAN SUOR PP ALL NEW THIS MORNING .. A *THIRD *ARREST HAS BN EE MADE … IN A MASS SHOOTING THAT LEFT SIX PEOPLE DEAD IN SACRAMENTO SUNDAY. LATE LAST NIGHT… POLICE ARRESTED A MAN NAMED “SMILEY MAIN RT THEY SAY HE’S THE BROTHER OF THE FIRST SUSPECT

Officials assess damage after deadly tornado system, more storms expected

The full extent of the damage is not yet known several hours after devastating tornadoes blew across Georgia and South Carolina.

The full extent of the damage is not yet known several hours after devastating tornadoes blew across Georgia and South Carolina. Officials in Pembroke say a woman died as a result of the storm. Elsewhere in the area, several injuries were reported. Send us your storm photos and videosDownload the WJCL Weather App to get localized weather alertsYour local weather forecastGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to be in Pembroke Wednesday morning to survey the damage.Below: Deadly Pembroke tornado caught on videoMore storms are forecast in the area Wednesday between 3 and 11 pm Just like Tuesday, the potential impacts will be heavy rain, strong gusty winds , large hail and isolated tornadoes.Stay with WJCL throughout the day for more updates as they become availableBelow video: Another round of severe weather expected Wednesday

The full extent of the damage is not yet known several hours after devastating tornadoes blew across Georgia and South Carolina.

Tornadoes were confirmed in both Pembroke, Ga. and Allendale, South Carolina Tuesday night. Officials in Pembroke say a woman died as a result of the storm. Elsewhere in the area, several injuries were reported.

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to be in Pembroke Wednesday morning to survey the damage.

Below: Deadly Pembroke tornado caught on video

More storms are forecast in the area Wednesday between 3 and 11 pm Just like Tuesday, the potential impacts will be heavy rain, strong gusty winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes.

Stay with WJCL throughout the day for more updates as they become available

Below video: Another round of severe weather expected Wednesday

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