Storm damage around region including Sweetwater & Gordon County

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(WDEF) – Around the fringes of our area, schools are closing, roads are flooded and power lines knocked down.

Here is a rundown of some of the problems.

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The city of Sweetwater in Monroe County suffered wind damage this morning.

One of the victims is the Jr. High school which suffered roof damage to the gym.

No students were injured, but classes at all city schools are dismissing at noon.

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North Georgia EMC reports power outages in the region.

They report 2,000 members lost power overnight in their seven county service area.

The photos are from Harris Beamer Circle in Gordon County, where 200 homes are in the dak.

Gordon County

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Chattooga County, GA EMA reports water problems for some customers.

They say a power outage at the filter plant is to blame.

It has left many people without water this morning.

The EMA says Georgia Power is away and working on the problem.