Afternoon storms move through area

 Strong thunderstorms are expected to sweep through the Augusta area this afternoon and toward evening.

Weather officials warn residents to expect gusty winds from 20 to 30 mph. brief heavy downpours and lightning.

Overnight thunderstorms struck the region and delayed this morning’s practice rounds of the Masters Tournament as crews cleaned up storm damage on the course.

This afternoon's storms cut short the popular Par 3 Tournament.'

 

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