The National Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes touched down in Middle Georgia on Wednesday afternoon.
The first one occurred just south of Perry about 4 p.m. Another twister touched down in Fort Valley about 4:30 p.m. followed by a third reported in Roberta and spinning toward Thomaston.
There was no word yet on damage.
The threat of tornadoes will continue until 2 a.m. for much of Georgia as Hurricane Michael, now a category 3 storm, begins to cross the state line at the Florida panhandle.
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