Storms bring strong gusts and prompt wind advisory

A line of strong storms blew through Macon at about 3 a.m. Wednesday with the National Weather Service warning of gusts of up to 45 miles per hour.

While Macon and Bibb County emergency operators do not report any damage other parts of the midstate are wrestling with downed trees and some utility lines.

In Houston County a tree toppled on Green Street near Pleasant Hill in Warner Robins and utility lines came down in Centerville near Century Oaks and Collins Avenue.

In Baldwin County debris was down on Ga. 212 in the northbound lane at mile post 4, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

A tornado watch that was posted for Central Georgia until 7 a.m. has been discontinued.

A wind advisory is posted from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. due to forecast winds of 22 to 25 miles per hour and gusts to 35 as a cold front sweeps across the state today.