GA Weather: Thunderstorms with hail, flooding expected

NORTH GEORGIA — Strong thunderstorms will sweep across north and central Georgia Tuesday morning, with a possible tornado threat.

The National Weather Service issued a dangerous weather forecast for parts of north and central Georgia.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will spread across north and central Georgia on Tuesday morning and continue into the evening.

The thunderstorms can have lightning, gusty winds and heavy rains. The primary severe hazard will be large hail during the morning hours. Wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour would be the main threat this afternoon. A tornado or two is also possible.

The storms will also increase the risk of flooding and flash flooding of streams and streams.

More showers and isolated thunderstorms will move through the area on Wednesday afternoon.

Some storms can be strong to violent, producing damaging gusts of wind and large hail. One or two short tornadoes are possible. Flooding and flash flooding are possible, particularly in areas that experienced heavy rains on Tuesday.


Forecast for the rest of the week in Metro Atlanta

Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possible thunderstorms after midday. Some of the storms could bring heavy rains. High near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, gusting to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall levels between 1-2 inches possible.

Tuesday night

30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy with a low around 61. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, gusting up to 25 mph.

the Wednesday

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a height of almost 77. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, gusting up to 15 mph.

Wednesday night

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy with a low around 52. Southerly winds around 10 mph, blowing west after midnight. Winds could get up to 20 km/h. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Thursday

30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a maximum speed of 67. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph, gusting up to 25 mph.

Thursday night

Mostly clear with a low around 44.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 58.

Friday night

Partly cloudy with a low around 40.

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