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Severe thunderstorm watch ends for Southeast Georgia

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UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm watch for Southeast Georgia is over. Watch Andrew Gorton's latest forecast above to check out the updates to this weekend's weather. 


There is a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. for Southeast Georgia.

All of Southeast Georgia is also under a "slight risk" (2 out of 5) for severe weather, along with a "marginal risk" (1 out of 5) for the Lowcountry. Thunderstorms from this afternoon into the evening will be capable of producing wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour, as well as ping-pong ball size hail, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.

If you have plans outside, make sure you have a place to take shelter during storms. Also, make sure you have a way to receive weather alerts.

These showers and thunderstorms will clear out late this evening with temperatures starting out in the low to mid-70s Sunday morning. Sunday will be very warm with highs in the lower 90s with heat index values near 100 degrees.

 Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible again on Sunday with the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry under a "marginal risk" (1 out of 5) for severe weather. The main threats on Sunday will be isolated, damaging wind and small hail.

The beginning of the work week will be much drier with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.

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