Forsyth County under severe thunderstorm watch

Justine Lookenott

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A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for North and Central Georgia until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14(Image by Getty Images)

(Forsyth County, GA) A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for North and Central Georgia until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14.

Damaging wind gusts, frequent lightning and isolated hail up to the size of a quarter are all possible hazards of the storm, according to the National Weather Service.

Scattered thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoons and evenings, are also possible through Thursday, June 16.

A heat advisory is currently in effect for most of Central and North Georgia with heat index values between 100 and 110 degrees. This weather is expected through Friday, June 17.

For more information on the weather, visit the National Weather Service website.

If you have a news tip in Forsyth County, contact Justine Lookenott at justine.lookenott@newsbreak.com.

To learn more about recent dangerous weather, read “Important safety measures for people and pets while Forsyth County remains under heat advisory.

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I cover local news in Forsyth County, GA. My debut into the writing world began at the age of 10 when I won an essay contest in Around Acworth Magazine in which I wrote about spending the summer with my pet goat, Eclair. Since graduating from Kennesaw State University, I have been published in several newspapers and magazines in the Atlanta area including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta School Guide, What Now Atlanta, Newcomer Magazine, the Marietta Daily Journal and the Cherokee Tribune.

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