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Storm may bring damaging winds, hail, tornadoes through Forsyth County Thursday night
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FORSYTH COUNTY – A severe thunderstorm is expected to pass through Forsyth County and north and central Georgia Thursday evening and night, bringing possible damaging winds, large hail and brief tornadoes.

According to the National Weather Service, the system will “increase across the area from west to east this evening into tonight. Some thunderstorms will likely be strong to severe.”

Wind gusts may reach 20 miles per hour.

The worst of the storm, including the possibility for tornadoes to form, is expected to strike “during the late evening into the overnight hours.”

A high of 81 degrees is predicted for Thursday, with the low reaching 57 Thursday night before climbing to 71 Friday.

New rainfall amounts are predicted to reach between a half and three quarters of an inch after 10 p.m. Thursday and continuing until 10 a.m. Friday.

A chance for thunderstorms will again increase on Monday, the agency forecasted.