Pike County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 5 p.m. this afternoon but the worst of the storm seems to have cleared the area. Many citizens are without power as the storms clear, and as of 3 p.m. Monday, April 3, Southern Rivers Energy reported there were 143 residences in Pike without power, 69 in Lamar, 211 in Upson and 742 in Monroe where a tornado has been reported. A tornado has been spotted in Upson County and high winds are pummeling the area. The storms could include hail and damaging winds. Have a plan for if a tornado is seen in your area. Keep up with weather forecasts so you will not be caught unaware.
Pike sees power outages due to storm
More from Breaking NewsMore posts in Breaking News »