Strong storms leave behind fallen trees, damage in metro Atlanta

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Severe weather roared across the south Monday night, leaving a path of destruction across the region. Here in Georgia, the storms took a lot of trees and power lines.

A number of residents have reported damage across metro Atlanta. Early Tuesday morning, a tree collapsed on a home in Decatur with five people inside. 

"I walked outside and saw the entire tree on top of the house," said Kiarra Manson, who was sleeping inside the Snapfinger Road house when the tree fell. 

Manson said no one was injured.

However, that wasn't quite the case in Carrollton where one woman was sent to the hospital after a tree fell on her mobile home. We're told she wasn't hit by the tree or debris, but needed medical treatment because of the emotional shock. 

In northwest Atlanta, a tree came crashing down on two vehicles overnight on Westchester Boulevard. 

FOX 5 Storm Team meteorologist Joanne Feldman said most of the rain has moved on, but stubborn clouds and a few patches of light rain will remain Tuesday. 

The line of severe thunderstorms Monday spawned several possible tornadoes, and the threat continued into early Tuesday for southern Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. 

Four people were killed Monday evening when a tree fell on their mobile home in Rehobeth, Alabama, said Kris Ware, a spokeswoman for the Dothan Houston County Emergency Management Agency.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said in a statement on social media that the Houston County sheriff had told him about the deaths and he offered "prayers for those impacted."

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