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LIVE UPDATES: Storms moving out of metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — A strong line of storms moved through north Georgia Monday morning, downing trees and leaving roads flooded.

This round of severe weather followed a line of storms Sunday morning that left homes flattened and at least five people injured in west Georgia.

Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency at around 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brad Nitz said the severe weather risk has dropped to level one in metro Atlanta Monday, but there remains a risk for flash flooding.

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LIVE UPDATES:

11:17 a.m.

A new severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for middle and south Georgia through 6 p.m.

9:37 a.m.

A flash flood warning is in effect for Spalding County until 3:30 p.m.

9:20 a.m.

People who live in the Heads Creek Reservoir in Spalding County are being evacuated and roads in the area are being shut down.

According to the county’s manager, a contractor working on the reservoir has asked for the evacuation to keep residents safe.

7:42 a.m.

Tornado Warning dropped for Meriwether and Upson Counties

7:38 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lamar and Upson County until 8:15 a.m.

7:33 a.m.

Tornado Warning dropped for Pike County

7:29 a.m.

Tornado Watch for Lamar, Upson Counties until until 11:00 a.m.

7:08 a.m.

Tornado Warning for Meriwether, Pike, and Upson County until 8 a.m.

6:59 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Meriwether, Pike, Troup and Upson County until 7:30 a.m.

6:28 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lamar and Upson County until 7:15 a.m.

6:23 a.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Butts, Henry, Lamar and Spalding County until 8:45 a.m.

6:18 a.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Troup and Upson County until 12:15 p.m.

6:11 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Meriwether and Troup County until 7:00 a.m.

5:29 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Upson County until 6:00 a.m.

2:07 a.m.

12:47 a.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Butts, Henry, Lamar and Spalding County until 6:45 a.m. Monday.

12:09 a.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup and Upson County until 6:15 a.m. Monday.

11:36 p.m.

10:30 p.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett County until 4:30 a.m. Monday.

10:20 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Barrow, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson County until 11:00 p.m.

9:55 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for DeKalb, Fulton until 10:30 p.m.

9:43 p.m.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brad Nitz said tennis ball-sized hail was spotted a few minutes ago, now golf ball-sized hail is moving into Atlanta.

9:31 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Clayton County until 10:00 p.m.

9:14 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Greene County until 10:00 p.m.

9:04 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Clayton, Coweta, Fayette and Fulton County until 9:30p.m.

8:57 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Morgan, and Oconee County until 9:45p.m.

8:15 p.m.

8:12 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for metro Atlanta until 1:00 a.m.

7:53 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Meriwether and Troup County until 8:30 p.m.

4:04 p.m.

In Pike County the following roads are closed: Fosset Rd., Old Zebulon at Powder Creek, Campbell Rd., Campground Rd. , Dripping Rock Rd., Daniel Rd., Hunter Rd., Reems Rd., Bagwell Rd., and Sands Rd. Officials believe several of the closed roads will remain closed through the night. Pike County Schools will delay opening Monday morning by two hours.

3:41 p.m.

In Upson county, Dripping Rock Rd. at Elkins Creek is closed until water recedes into the banks and the bridge is inspected. The area near 101 Turner Lake Rd. is closed due to the road washing out. Jones Rd. between County Line Rd. and McCrary Rd. has washed away at the stream. On McCrary Rd. between Mulberry rd. and County Line Rd., two ponds on the west side of Jones Rd. near GA 74W have merged into one.

12:22 p.m.

According to the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, several roads are flooded. Sudduth Road is impassible.

11:00 a.m.

Gov. Brian Kemp has issued a State of Emergency after a tornado tore through the West Point community in Georgia.

10:06 a.m.

A flood warning has been issued for Fayette and Spalding counties until 3:43 p.m.

9:47 a.m.

A flood warning was issued for Pike and Troup counties until 3:45 p.m.

9:32 a.m.

9:25 a.m.

Flooding has caused McCrary Road near Upson Pike line in western Upson County to wash out.

7:55 a.m.

Numerous trees are down across roads in Troup County.

7:49 a.m.

There is a tornado watch in effect until 1 p.m. for the following counties in the Channel 2 Action News viewing area: Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Troup and Upson counties.

7:48 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Meriwether, Pike and Upson counties until 8:15 a.m.

7:30 a.m.

Tornado Warning ends for Troup and Meriwether Counties

7:29 a.m.

A Channel 2 Action News viewer shared pictures of large hail.

7:24 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Spalding and Henry counties has been extended to 8:15 a.m.

7:12 a.m.

The National Weather Service extended the Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Putnam, West Hancock, south-central Green and northeastern Jones counties until 7:45 a.m.

7:12 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Meriwether County was extended until 8 a.m.

6:59 a.m.

According to the National Weather Service, a tornado has touched down in Troup County.

6:53 a.m.

National Weather Service has extended the Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Warning for Meriwether and Troup until 6:30 a.m.

6:40 a.m.

National Weather Service extended the Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Coweta, Fayette, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike and Spalding counties until 7:30 a.m.

6:35 a.m.

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Putnam, Jasper and Newton Counties has been extended to 7:30 a.m.

6:32 a.m.

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Troup County has been extended to 7:30 a.m.

6:28 a.m.

Channel 2 Action News viewers in Monroe County captured hail this morning.

6:25 a.m.

Channel 2 Action News viewers report large hail in Locust Grove.

6:10 a.m.

National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Putnam, Monroe and Butts Counties until 7 a.m.

6:00 a.m.

Channel 2 Action News viewers in Spalding County sent a video of lightning moving through the area.

5:49 a.m.

National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Spalding, Fayette, Henry and Clayton Counties until 7 a.m.

5:47 a.m.

National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Pike and Lamar Counties until 7 a.m.

5:45 a.m.

Channel 2 Action News viewers in Senoia sent a video of the storm moving through the area.

5:37 a.m.

National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Troup County until 7 a.m.

According to NWS, the storm was over Stroud Creek with wind gusts up to 60 mph.

5:35 p.m.

Channel 2 Action News viewers in Troup County said hail from the storm caused damage to several cars and buildings.

5:26 a.m.

Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office reported a large tree down blocking the entire roadway on Gates Chapel Road just before Sumner Lane.

5:15 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Central Coweta County until 6:45 a.m.

The National Weather Service said a severe thunderstorm was located near Moreland or near Newnan moving east with 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

3:15 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued for Butts, Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Heard, Henry, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Macon, Newton, Peach, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup and Upson Counties according to the National Weather Service.

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