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Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens estimates insured losses across the state from overnight storms is $32 million.

This estimate includes damage to cars as well as homes and businesses," Hudgens said.

"Based on what I saw today, I believe we have reached $32 million."

The Commissioner toured Jonesboro this afternoon to inspect damaged areas first hand.

Hudgens reminds Georgians that they can call his Consumer Services Division at 404-656-2070, outside the Metro area, 1-800-656-2298, if they have questions about a claim or if they are experiencing difficulty reaching their insurance company.

Phone lines are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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