Thousands without power after severe storms slam metro Atlanta

At least 20,000 of Georgia Power customers are without power??as another day of powerful storms hit parts of metro Atlanta.??

ATLANTA — At least 4,000 Georgia Power customers are without power as another day of powerful storms hit parts of metro Atlanta.

Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist Brad Nitz said the storm left downed trees and power lines and standing water on roads in its path.

A severe thunderstorm warning including parts of Rockdale, DeKalb, Fayette, Henry, Coweta, South Fulton and Clayton counties expired Monday night.

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Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport tweeted out that there was a ground stop there because of the weather.

The ground stop was later lifted.

Nitz said today will have the most widespread risk of rain and storms this week.


A weak front moves through overnight into Tuesday bringing, briefly drier air into the area. We’ll stay mainly dry Tuesday with highs in the low 90s.

Shower and storm chances will start rebuilding Wednesday with scattered storms Thursday through Sunday. Expect highs near 90 degrees each day.