Tornado Touches down in North Georgia
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One person is dead in the wake of a tornado in Adairsville Wednesday morning, Bartow County Emergency Management Center said. Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency in Bartow and Gordon counties, areas that were hardest hit during a suspected tornado.Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English says the Red Cross has opened shelters to serve up to 35 people in Bartow County Wednesday. The storm killed one person in Adairsville and nine others were injured in Bartow County. State Route 140 was closed through the county as crews worked to repair fallen power lines and I-75 had reopened by 5 pmDeal says eight people were injured in Gordon County and two of the injured were in critical condition Wednesday afternoon.Authorities say no one has been reported missing after the storm, and crews hope to complete search and rescue efforts by 10 pmCLICK HERE for photos from NewsChannel 9 crews on the scene in Gordon County. A Facebook page has been set up for survivors and victims of Adairsville, GA tornado. CLICK HERE for more information on how you can help. Police say high winds toppled a tree onto a shed in Nashville, Tenn., where a man had taken shelter, killing himAn emergency manager reports that a tree fell on a house in Rome, though there were no immediate reports of any injuries.Earlier, high winds brought down power lines south of Summerville, the emergency manager in Chattooga County reported.If you have photos of storm damage or flooding ...