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Severe Weather8-8-14(Cleveland)- Strong storms overnight and Friday  morning caused problems in some parts of  north Georgia.  Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said, “We had a busy morning with trees and limbs down, power outages, and a couple of lightning strikes to residences.”  Kimbrell added that the county appears to have been spared any significant damage. 

Hall County School System spokesman Gordon Higgins says he has not received any reports of problems in getting students to class. 

In White County Public Safety office reports no major problems in the county.  We did get a few showers that provided some heavy rainfall.  Here at  WRWH we recorded 1.88 inches of rain from 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM.   

Meanwhile, a strong storm that rolled through metro Atlanta brought down trees, flooded streets and caused power outages for thousands of residents.  In Atlanta, falling trees damaged a dozen cars in one neighborhood. Utility poles were also snapped.