The Chattahoochee Valley is under a thunderstorm warning as officials took reports of toppled trees on power lines and hail in south Columbus.
Most of the damage was scattered along South Lumpkin Road in Oakland Park, the Chattahoochee RiverWalk and a report of a tornado touching down in Seale, Ala. Russell County officials said deputies were headed to Seale to investigate the report.
About 1,600 homes are without power from 34 power outages scattered throughout Columbus, according to Georgia Power.
Power was knocked out by falling trees on power lines and strong winds moving through the area.
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Fort Benning Sgt. Derrick Thomas said he returned home around 6:30 p.m. and found a tree on top of his home in the 2400 block of Walker Street. A huge oak tree was uprooted from the ground and fell across the east corner of his rented house.
"It is what it is," Thomas said while surveying the damage.
The storm is part of a front that moved from the south through Fort Benning and Columbus. Lee and Russell counties in Alabama and Muscogee, Harris and Talbot counties in Georgia were under a thunderstorm watch.
Check back for more information on the weather as it develops.