UPDATE: Intense afternoon thunderstorm causes flash flooding in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 11, 2018

After a warm, sunny day on Monday, June 11, thunderstorms swooped into the Decatur area and took some local streets by surprise.

The city reports there are about a dozen trees down and some downed power lines, which have caused outages for several hundred customers in the area. There are no injuries reported so far.

Residents reported flooding at North Decatur Road and Superior Avenue.

Michael Dowling sent in this photo:

Photo provided to Decaturish

Another reader, Shannon Wright Johnson, provided some photos of the afternoon’s events on Commerce Drive.

Photo provided to Decaturish.

A DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputy came to the rescue of two women who were stuck in their car.



Photo provided to Decaturish

The Decatur Police Department shot this video of at West Trinity Place in Atlanta Avenue.

Avoid the West Trinity Place and Atlanta Avenue area right now.

Posted by City of Decatur Police Department, GA on Monday, June 11, 2018

Decaturish is waiting for more information from the Police and Fire Department about possible damage caused by the storms. This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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