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Area schools closed Friday due to impending storms

Schools in Crisp and Dooly counties will be closed tomorrow due to the impending storms forecast for Friday. Wilcox County schools had already scheduled Friday as a holiday in observance of Good Friday.

The National Weather Service (NWS) is advising that storms with winds of up to 80 mph could hit the area sometime between 3 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Friday. The NWS is also cautioning that the storm may cause tornadoes in central and southwest Georgia.