NWS Storm Survey Team to Investigate Storm Damage in Bacon County GA This Morning

A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS BACON COUNTY GEORGIA EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...PRODUCING DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS JUST EAST OF ALMA IN THE VICINITY OF THE TOWN OF ROCKINGHAM ALONG GEORGIA HIGHWAY 32. REPORTS FROM BACON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INDICATED THAT 2 MOBILE HOMES WERE DESTROYED...INJURING TWO PEOPLE...ONE CRITICALLY. OTHER HOMES IN THE AREA WERE REPORTEDLY DAMAGED. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE IS SENDING A DAMAGE SURVEY TEAM TO BACON COUNTY ON THIS MORNING TO DETERMINE IF THIS SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS THE RESULT OF A TORNADO OR FROM STRAIGHT LINE WINDS FROM A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.

Below are two zoomed-in damage photos of the affected mobile homes via WALB in Albany, GA, along with a Facebook photo sent into Action News in Jacksonville from a viewer.  Bacon County Emergency Manager reported that these 2 mobile homes were destroyed, injuring 2 people.  One of the injured was critical and one was life-flighted to Savannah. Additional homes were reportedly damaged. 

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Below is a home video of a possible tornado that moved through Bacon County east of Alma. This video was sent by WSAV is Savannah via one of their TV viewers. 

An addition update will be sent to via this blog, our webpage, Facebook and Twitter once the survey is completed by this afternoon.