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Atlanta was scrambling back to normalcy Monday, but city officials warned it could take time to clear the devastation left by a tornado that swept through the city's downtown Friday evening.

The storm damage made travel even more difficult in a city where traffic and road construction already make commutes tedious for thousands.

Drivers were warned to exercise caution and patience coming into the downtown area, which still bore the wounds of the Friday twister. The tornado, which packed winds of up to 130 mph, slammed into skyscrapers as well as landmarks like the CNN Center and the Georgia Dome, where thousands had gathered for the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament. Read full article »

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