Strong storms are expected to make their way through Alabama and Georgia Thursday afternoon.
Alabama The National Weather Service predicts central Alabama has a medium risk for damaging winds and hail. There is also a chance of flooding in spots but only a slight risk of tornadoes.
The weather service says strong to severe storms are possible along and ahead of a cold front moving across the middle part of the state. Chances of storms are lower in north and south Alabama.
Georgia Forecasters are expecting thunderstorms across north and central Georgia. These storms may have the potential to turn severe, with threats of large hail, potentially damaging winds and lightning.
Temperatures should be cooler on Friday, with highs in the 60s in north Alabama.
A hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service indicates the storms are part of an upper-level low pressure system moving southeast toward Georgia.
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