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BPS: Possible tornado hits Bainbridge, causes damage

NWS reports the possible tornado happened at 3:10 p.m.
Posted at 4:26 PM, Dec 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-29 17:17:39-05

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) — A possible tornado touched down in Bainbridge Wednesday afternoon and caused damage, according to Bainbridge Public Safety.

In a Facebook post, the damage list as of 4:30 p.m. included:

  • Tree uprooted at the intersection of Broad and Evans Streets
  • Bearcat Express roof damage and signage blown over
  • Fence damage on Independent Street
  • Carport damage on Calhoun Street

The National Weather Service reported that at 3:10 p.m. a possible brief tornado occurred in Bainbridge with peak winds based on radar around 40 mph about 2,000 feet off the surface of the ground. No warning was issued from NWS when it happened.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC 27 for updates.