NWS Survey: Storms on Sunday brought 90 mph winds to Monroe and Lamar Counties


FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- Severe storms in Middle Georgia caused widespread damage including trees down and uprooted.

Tuesday, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City performed a damage survey and found that there were likely wind gusts of 90 mph, based on the damage received.

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The report states, that from southeast Lamar County to southeast Monroe County, large hardwood trees were uprooted, some falling on homes and outdoor sheds.

A resident on Lee Williamson Road reported that their home weather station (unofficial) measured a peak wind gust of 93 mph.

Additional isolated tree damage was reported between Bolingbroke and the northwest side of Macon.