Soaking rains and heavy winds apparently gave the final push to a massive old tree at the corner of Rosewood and Bellevue in Virginia-Highland. No injuries have been reported. Do you have fallen tree or storm damage pix? Share them on Patch.
It has been a hard few days for trees in the metro Atlanta area. Here are some related articles from our sister Patch sites: Fallen Tree Causes Large House Fire in Edgewood Tree Topples Down Center of Sandy Springs Home Tree Falls on Inman Drive in Decatur And a tragic story posted today at AJC.COM: I-20 motorist killed when tree topples onto truck
Trees and down power lines blocked several roads in Atlanta Thursday night. Share your photos from the storm on VaHi-Druid Hills Patch.
Down trees and power lines blocked many Atlanta roads Thursday night after severe storms swept through the area. Fox Brothers Bar-B-Q in Candler Park suffered extensive damage early Thursday evening when a tree fell on the landmark restaurant, landing on the dining room. Damage was less severe in Virginia-Highland and Druid Hills. Neighborhood streets including St. Charles Avenue were blocked by down trees and power lines, according to reports by residents. A handful of apartments on Briarcliff Road near Virginia Avenue were without power until around 1 a.m. Friday. Residents reported a loud noise around 9:30 p.m., just before the power went out. About 2,000 residents across the Atlanta area were without power as of 10 p.m. Thursday night…