A series of weekend tornadoes left 15 people dead in South Georgia, and storms left damage across the state.
The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency put the final death toll from the storms at 14. There were two killed in each Berrien and Brooks counties, seven in Cook County and four in Dougherty County.
The Cook County storm, one of an estimated 30 twisters to hit Georgia over the weekend, ripped through a trailer park near Adel.
Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency, through Jan. 30, in seven counties Sunday and added nine counties Monday. The original counties were Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Colquitt, Cook, Lowndes and Thomas. On Monday Deal added Baker, Calhoun, Clay, Crisp, Dougherty, Mitchell, Turner, Wilcox and Worth. Deal said he will add counties or extend the emergency if it becomes needed. He is expected to tour the area Wednesday.
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