• RIGHT NOW: Showers popping up across metro Atlanta, more expected later

    By: Severe Weather Team 2


    ATLANTA - Downpours have hit parts of north Georgia and showers are expected to last into the evening. 

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz said the rain is coming from a a cold front that has tapped into tropical moisture.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning expired for parts of northwestern Georgia including Floyd County, Gordon County and Chattooga County at 5:15 p.m.

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    We’re using the powerful weather technology to pinpoint which areas will see the best chance for rain throughout the day on Channel 2 Action News

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    • Updated cloud and rainfall forecast showing the timeline of scattered showers and storms the next couple of days and the timing for some more widespread downpours tomorrow and Saturday  
    • Updated possible rainfall amounts through the weekend – highlighting the heavy rain along the Gulf coast and how part of that system impacts our weather

    Tropical Storm Barry has formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

    The storm is expected to drop over 20 inches of rain on some parts of the Gulf Coast and 10-20 inches on parts of Louisiana. Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry's arrival, according to the Associated Press.

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