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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 8:00am

Strong Storms, Tornadoes Possible Thursday

Forecasters say strong to severe thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon into Friday morning across Georgia.

The National Weather Service said the storms are expected mainly in the form of a squall line with damaging winds. In its hazardous weather outlook, the weather service said large hail and a few tornadoes will also be possible.

Rainfall could range from 1 to 2 inches in most of north Georgia, including the Atlanta metro area.

In Georgia cities such as Columbus and Macon, rainfall amounts are expected to range from a half-inch to 1 inch.