An early afternoon storm that moved from north to south through Forsyth County following along GA 400 left downed trees and power lines as well as some flooding behind.
The storm which hit early Saturday afternoon took down 3 large trees on one side of a home on Pirklewood Circle and toppled another tree on the opposite side of the house, destroying the gazebo Homeowner Doug Sorrels said this storm seemed stronger than most. "I've never seen one last quite the way this one did," Sorrels said. Sorrels, who was home along with several family members, including his grandchildren said no one in the home was injured. "I'm thankful for that, we can fix the house," he said."
Residents also reported some flooding along Pilgrim Mill Road near Freedom Parkway and in the Eagle Creek Shores area. Power was out in several areas along the Ga. 400 corridor, turning stoplights into four-way stops and snarling traffic while crews to repair downed lines.