• Rain impacts evening commute

    By: Severe Weather Team 2

    Updated:

    ATLANTA - Widespread rain could impact your afternoon commute Thursday. 

    Strong storms prompted at least two tornado warnings in Georgia Thursday afternoon as a line of storms moved in from Alabama. 

    By a little after 4 p.m. storms had turned over to heavy rain that could snarl traffic as people head home from work. 

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    Some showers will linger through Friday morning but they are not expected to be severe. Drier, cooler air will move in by tomorrow afternoon. High temperatures will be in the lower 60s in metro Atlanta. 

    MINUTE-BY-MINUTE UPDATES: 

    5:24 p.m.

    More traffic headaches: 

    5:04 p.m.

    A tree down on the perimeter is snarling traffic: 

    4:41 p.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls says the severe weather threat has ended, but rain is still making for a messy commute: 

    3:33 p.m.

    Rain is going to snarl your evening commute. Follow Triple Team Traffic for the latest traffic alerts: 

    2:40 p.m.

    Channel 2's Mike Petchenik says he's seeing heavy rain in DeKalb County. 

    2:21 p.m.

    The tornado warning for Fayette and Coweta counties has been canceled, though Severe Weather Team 2 is still monitoring a line of strong storms between I-75 and I-85.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said he did not detect a tornado on radar. 

    Burns says strong, gusty winds possible from Atlanta to Griffin from now until 3 p.m.

    2:05 p.m. 

    Tornado Warning issued for Fayette and Coweta counties until 2:30 p.m. Severe Weather Team 2 is tracking LIVE NOW on Channel 2. 

    Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said the rotation is weak. 

    1:55 p.m.

    Damaging wind is possible with the storms moving through Georgia right now. 

    1:35 p.m. 

    Heavy rain is falling in parts of metro Atlanta.

    1:32 p.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz warns of a rotation in Heard County moving toward Coweta County.

    1:20 p.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 warns that straight line winds are a big concern with the system moving through west Georgia right now.

    1:12 p.m.

    Tornado warning issued for northeast Georgia, just outside the WSB-TV viewing area.

    12:48 p.m.

    Line of strong storms moving toward eastern Georgia.

    12:39 p.m.

    The biggest risk today is for damaging winds, according to Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls

    12:28 p.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz is tracking the storms as they move into north Georgia LIVE NOW on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

    11:17 a.m.

    Heavy rain and some strong storms are moving into far northwest Georgia. Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says an isolated tornado is possible. 

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