ATLANTA - We're not in the clear just yet -- more storms and showers are expected Thursday.
Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz said the areas of north Georgia west of Interstate 85 will remain in a Level 1 threat for a severe storm through Thursday morning.
We're using advanced weather technology to pinpoint who will see the best chance for rain, on Channel 2 Action News This Morning starting at 4:30 a.m.
Level 1 severe threat today. An isolated strong or severe storm is possible this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/QPOQxhRYGY— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) June 19, 2019
"Which means isolated strong to severe storms possible and wind gusts of 40 to 60 mph," Nitz said.
The threat level then increases heading into Thursday afternoon. Most of north Georgia will be under a Level 2 threat level.
A level 2 severe threat for Thursday. Scattered severe storms are possible. I'll be tracking this live on WSB-TV. pic.twitter.com/1L6Rgwbca3— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) June 19, 2019
That means the entire area could see scattered severe storms with wind gusts of more than 60 mph, along with heavy rain and frequent lightning.
Temperatures will pick up heading into the weekend.
Friday is expected to be hot and dry with a high around 90.
Rain chances increase over the weekend with highs around 90 as well.
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