Severe weather brings tree down on West Whitney home

A part of the dead tree that landed on the West Whitney home. / Matt Prichard

Afternoon thunderstorms brought wicked weather into Southwest Georgia and a surprise for one Albany family.

Albany firefighters responded to a dead tree falling on a home located at 1122 West Whitney Avenue around 3:30 PM Thursday afternoon.

The tree landed in the dining area of the home destroying several windows and causing some damage to the room. There were no injuries reported to the family despite them being in the home at the time.

Tree removal crews were on scene to remove the debris.