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Updated: March 14, 2008, 10:09 PM ET
ATLANTA -- A severe storm ripped two holes Friday in the side of the Georgia Dome during the Southeastern Conference tournament.
With Mississippi State leading Alabama 64-61 with 2:11 left in overtime, a loud blast was heard inside the dome. A section of the dome's roof was ripped open, dropping debris.
The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning for the Atlanta area at 9:26 p.m. EDT Radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado located about six miles west of Atlanta.
It wasn't immediately known if a tornado struck the 16-year-old building, though a roaring noise was heard inside when the storm struck.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.