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Storms bring down trees in north Georgia
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ATLANTA (AP) — There were several reports of trees down across north Georgia after a fast-moving line of thunderstorms brought high winds to the region.

Preliminary reports to the National Weather Service indicate that several trees were down on U.S. Highway 11 in Dade County early Friday morning, after the line of storms rolled through the state's northwest corner.

In Floyd County, there were reports of several power lines down.

In Cobb County, there were numerous reports of toppled trees. A 58 mph wind gust was reported at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta.

At Brasstown Bald, the state's highest peak, a 43 mph wind gust was reported at a weather station on the mountain around 5 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm watch remained in effect for 36 Georgia counties through 9 a.m.