Flood watch now in effect until Monday afternoon

Flood watch now in effect until Monday afternoon

ATLANTA — Widespread showers moving through metro Atlanta will continue through the afternoon.

The heaviest rain will arrive Sunday evening, continuing overnight into early Monday morning, Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said.

Two to four inches of rainfall are expected in parts of metro Atlanta.

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A flood watch goes went effect at 8 p.m. Sunday and will last until 2 p.m. Monday. The flood watch includes all of north Georgia.

Two to 4 inches of rainfall are expected in parts of metro Atlanta.

Creeks and streams may flood their banks.

"Not only do we have a widespread 2-4 inches of rain moving in, but wind gusts to 40 mph could down trees in saturated ground this evening through early Monday," Walls said.

A wind advisory went into effect at 8 p.m. Sunday until 7 a.m. Monday.

Sustained wind to 25 mph and gusts to 40 mph are expected.

There could be downed trees and limbs during that time, Walls said.

Meteorologist Katie Walls has your Sunday afternoon weather forecast.