• Rain moving through metro Atlanta

    By: Severe Weather Team 2

    Updated:

    ATLANTA - A line of strong storms is produced severe thunderstorm warnings Thursday afternoon in north Georgia, and storms later moved into metro Atlanta.

    The main threats were damaging wind gusts and heavy rain. 

    The storms also spawned several tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings in Alabama. 

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    We're using the most powerful weather technology to track the timing of the rain and potential storms moving into your area, on Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 p.m.

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    5:34 p.m.

    Channel 2's Alyssa Hyman just sent in this video near Howell Mill Road in Atlanta of the rain pouring down. 

    5:22 p.m.

    Out Skycam is showing images of a very dark midtown as the storms move through the heart of the city. 

    5:12 p.m.

    Storms are now moving into the heart of Atlanta.

    4:57 p.m.

    Heavy rain with embedded storms moving into west end of perimeter.

    4:50 p.m.

    Storms are moving into Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton and Coweta counties. 

    4:25 p.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2's Brad Nitz says the line of storms moving into metro Atlanta are packing 30-50 mph winds. 

    4:01 p.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said all severe warnings have been canceled because line of storms have weakend. We're still keeping an eye on the storms because they are still capable of producing strong winds and heavy rain. 

    3:31 p.m.

    Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Floyd, Chattooga counties has been extended until 4:15 p.m.

    3:19 p.m.

    A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 4 p.m. for parts of Bartow, Carroll, Floyd, Haralson and Polk counties. Meteorologist Brad Nitz said damaging wind gusts is the primary threat. An isolated tornado with the storms is possible.

    2:52 p.m.

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued in Floyd and Chattooga counties until 3:30 p.m.

    2:28 p.m.

    The line of severe storms, which have already spawned tornado warnings, are expected to move into Georgia by 3 p.m., according to Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns

    2:00 p.m.

    Storms are about 90 miles west of Georgia and headed our way. The threat to our west is now at a level 2 out of 5: 

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