Friday storms could pack hail, high winds

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has placed all of north Georgia in the "slight risk" zone for severe storms on Friday, with the greatest threat being damaging winds and hail.

Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said that while Thursday afternoon should be mostly sunny and dry with a high around 90, there's a 60 percent chance of rain on Friday, when highs will be in the upper 80s.

Some of the rain could linger into the weekend, when Minton is predicting a 30 percent chance of precipitation each day.

Weekend highs should be in the mid-80s, with overnight lows a degree or two on either side of 70.

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