Thunderstorms and heavy rain swept through parts of Middle Georgia, causing problems in Houston and Dodge counties Thursday night.
Just before 9 p.m., several dozen trees were blown over around Kathleen between Ga. 127 and the landfill, authorities said.
Trees crashed onto houses at Roberts Road and South Blackberry Circle, according to the National Weather Service’s preliminary damage report.
At about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, flash flooding in Eastman flooded a half-dozen units at Eastman Gardens Apartments.
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Several inches of water was reported in the apartments on Plaza Avenue.
Forecasters warn of potential flooding this weekend in northeast Georgia, where up to 5 inches of rain is possible through Sunday.
A low pressure system is expected to churn up moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, and Hurricane Joaquin could bring in moisture from the Atlantic Ocean.
Georgians are urged to monitor weather forecasts as the track of Joaquin could greatly affect rainfall totals.