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Light storm damage, metro power outs reported
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Limbs are reported down and being cleared at the Dogwood Drive, by Gibson's Garage, and Flat Shoals Road at Victory Tablernacle, according to Conyers police.

Traffic lights are flashing yellow at the West Avenue and Dogwood Drive intersection and the Milstead Avenue and Milstead Drive intersection, according to Conyers police.

Georgia Power is reporting that 48,000 customers are without power in the metro Atlanta area - 17,000 in Atlanta and east metro area, 11,000 in the north metro area, 11,000 in the west metro area, and 8,700 in the south metro area.

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(June 22, 3:27 p.m.) Storms and thunderclouds may be headed our way.  The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for north and central Georgia.

Showers with thunderstorms are likely in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms
After midnight, lows expected in the upper 60s, west winds up to 10 mph, and the hance of rain is 80 percent.

“This afternoon and tonight, scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected,” read the Outlook statement. “Isolated  thunderstorms may become severe mainly along and north of a line from Hamilton to Warrenton this afternoon and evening... Primary hazards will be damaging winds, large hail, and cloud to ground lightning.”

A high pressure system over north Florida and south Georgia will keep a moist southwesterly flow across those portions of the state.

Thursday is predicted to be mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s, and southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.