One person has been killed in Bartow County after a tornado touched down in Adairsville.
WSB-TV reporter Craig Lucie saw a tornado form directly in front of him as he arrived in Adairsville. Most of Georgia is under a tornado watch until 8 pm. Much of the state is also under a high wind warning, with gusts up to 50 mph possible in north Georgia, and up to 35 mph in metro Atlanta.
Watch dramatic footage of the tornado that touched down in Barton County below: