• Storms move out of area, cooler temperatures move in

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    ATLANTA - Storms have officially moved out of the metro area -- and cooler temperatures have moved in for Monday. 

    Severe Weather Team 2 tracked several tornado warnings throughout metro Atlanta on Sunday.

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    Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist Eboni Deon says Sunday night will end with partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid-40s. 

    Early Monday morning, expect low to mid-40s and even high 30s in some areas of north Georgia. The next best chance of rain doesn't arrive until Friday, making a mostly sunny workweek.

    UPDATES:

    10 p.m.

    All warnings have expired.

    8:53 p.m.

    A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Morgan and Greene counties, moving northeast. It will be in effect until 9:30 p.m.

    8:47 p.m.

    A tornado warning has been issued for Franklin and Hart counties in northeast Georgia, moving northeast. This is just outside of the Channel 2 viewing area.

    7:58 p.m.

    Severe thunderstorm warning canceled for Gwinnett and DeKalb counties.

    7:38 p.m.:

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for DeKalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett, southeast Fulton and northeast Clayton counties. The warning will be in effect until 8 p.m.

    6:28 p.m.

    A Flash Flood Warning will be in effect for Lumpkin and Dawson counties until 12:15 a.m.

    5:09 p.m.

    ABC News reports at least six people have died, including two children, as a result of severe storms that ripped through the South over the weekend.

    16 tornadoes were reported across four states, with five in Texas, two in Louisiana, four in Mississippi and five in Alabama.

    4:29 p.m.

    A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for parts of north Georgia until 10 p.m.

    1:44  p.m.

    The severe weather threat is winding down for north Georgia, according to Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns.

    1:28 p.m.

    The tornado warning for Gwinnett has expired. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Barrow, Jackson and Hall counties.

    Rabun and Habersham are also under a thunderstorm warning until 2:15 p.m.

    1:02 p.m.

    A tornado warning is in effect for Gwinnett County until 1:30 p.m. Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns is tracking LIVE RIGHT NOW on Channel 2

    12:10 p.m.

    The tornado warning has expired for Henry and Butts counties.

    12:05 p.m.

    Spalding has been dropped from the tornado warning but the warning remains in effect for Butts and Henry counties until 12:30 p.m.

    11:57 a.m. 

    A tornado warning has been issued for Henry, Butts and Spalding counties until 12:15 p.m.

    11:50 a.m.

    Henry and Spalding counties are now under severe thunderstorm warning

    11:48 a.m.

    The tornado warning for Lamar, Upson, Pike and Talbot counties have expired. A severe thunderstorm warning is now in effect for Butts, Lamar and Pike until 12:15 p.m. 

    11:20 a.m.

    TORNADO WARNING issued for Lamar, Pike, Talbot and Upson counties. Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burn is tracking the storms LIVE NOW on Channel 2 Action News

    10:59 a.m.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued now for Upson County until 11:45 a.m.

    10:53 a.m.

    We are now hearing of damage reports in Polk and Paulding counties with trees down on several roads. 

    10:35 a.m.

    More reports of downed trees and power lines are coming in, this time from Cherokee County

    10:31 a.m.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Meriwether County until 11:15 a.m.

    10:21 a.m.

    We are starting to get reports of downed trees and power lines in parts of Georgia. 

    10:16 a.m.

    Severe thunderstorms in Columbus will move into the Channel 2 viewing area: 

    10:09 a.m.

    Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns has adjuted the storm threats for Sunday. The tornado and hail impact is now low, but the strong wind gusts are moderate. 

    9:54 a.m.

    Several northwest counties have been dropped from the tornado watch. Randolph and Cleburne counties in Alabama are no longer under a tornado watch. 

    9:50 a.m.

    Meteorologist Brad Nitz is tracking large hail with the storm system moving through Polk and Haralson counties. 

    9:49 a.m.

    9:45 a.m.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Polk and Haralson counties until 10:15 a.m.

    9:41 a.m.

    Some power outages have been reported in Heard County.

    9:34 a.m.

    Channel 2's Lauren Pozen is in StormChaser 2 and reports heavy rain and strong wind gusts in Carroll County. She'll have live reports on Channel 2 Action News Sunday AM and at Noon.

    9:22 a.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz says the severe weather threat is ending for extreme northwest Georgia.

    9:13 a.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 is monitoring a system moving through Randolph County that could be producing hail.

    8:50 a.m.

    8:41 a.m.

    Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns says Polk to Carroll counties are next for heavy rain and gusty winds.

    8:33 a.m.

    8:29 a.m.

    Channel 2's Lauren Pozen is heading west toward Alabama for live reports on the ground as the storms move toward Georgia. 

    8:03 a.m.

    Floyd and Chatooga counties are under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 8:45 a.m.

     

    7:53 a.m.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Walker, Chattooga and Wade counties Georgia until 8:30 a.m., according to Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meterologist Glenn Burns said. 

    7:30 a.m.

    Here is a map of the counties under a tornado watch until 2 p.m. eastern

    7:28 a.m.

    A tornado watch has been issued for metro Atlanta and north Georgia, according to Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz. 

    7:13 a.m.

    Light rain is starting to fall in the western counties of Georgia. 

    6:42 a.m.

    Severe storms are pushing their way central Alabama. 

    6:38 a.m.

    The heaviest rain and storms will arrive in metro Atlanta between 9 a.m. and noon. 

    6:30 a.m.

    Light rain showers are starting to move into northwest Georgia. Nitz says this line of severe weather will take a few hours to track all the way across Georgia. 

    6:12 a.m.

    Meteorologists Brad Nitz and Eboni Deon are tracking the storms all morning on Channel 2 Action News Sunday AM. 

    6:04 a.m.

    A tornado watch is in effect for eastern Alabama until 9 a.m. central. This includes Cleburne and Randolph counties.

    5:46 a.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz says the severe weather threat will rapidly increase as the morning goes on.

    5:15 a.m.

    The severe storm outlook has changed. All of north Georgia is now under a slight risk instead of enchanced. 

    4:20 a.m.

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Eboni Deon says the line of severe storms are in western Alabama. Cleburne and Randolph counties in Alabama are under a tornado watch. 

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