Level 2 risk for severe storms across metro Atlanta Tuesday

ATLANTA — Strong and potentially severe storms are expected to more into north Georgia Tuesday.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brad Nitz said the biggest threats will be to west Georgia, including the western portions of metro Atlanta, where there is a Level 2 of 5 severe weather threat.

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Parts of Georgia east of Atlanta will be under a Level 1 risk for severe weather.

We’ll have the latest on storm tracks and impacts, on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Potentially strong storms will move in Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning
  • Gusty winds and brief spin-up tornadoes are possible
  • Damaging wind gusts and localized flooding are main threats

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