The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through the metro Atlanta area Thursday evening, and eight people suffered minor injuries after a lightning strike in Fayette County.
A tree fell on the main dining room of Fox Brothers BBQ in the Candler Park neighborhood of Atlanta during Thursday’s storms. Credit: Tony Thomas / Channel 2 Action News
The storms brought down trees and knocked out power for thousands as forecasters issued a flash flood warning for parts of Fulton and DeKalb counties.
In Fayette County, a family was sitting under an awning