Pop-up storms cause flash flooding across parts of metro

Pop-up storms cause flash flooding across parts of metro
Video by a Channel 2 Action News viewer showed garbage bins floating down a flooded road in Atlanta's Peoplestown neighborhood. (PHOTO: @RealATL4 on Twitter)

ATLANTA — Strong storms moved through the metro Tuesday evening, causing flash flooding in parts.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said the storms packed heavy rain and lightning.

We’re going over the areas that will see the strongest storms throughout the night on Channel 2 Action News.

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Video from Channel 2 viewers showed a street in southwest Atlanta under water because of the storms.

Another video from Atlanta’s Peoplestown neighborhood showed trash bins floated down a flooded street.

The pop-up storms were expected to continue throughout the evening until after the sun went down.

Burns said similar weather is expected Wednesday, but storms could be even stronger.

Here’s what you can expect for tomorrow:

  • Storms to weaken throughout the evening.
  • More storms are expected Wednesday, which could be even stronger.
  • Entire state of Georgia will be under a Level 1 risk for a severe storm.
Pop-up showers, storms to continue throughout Tuesday evening