ATLANTA - Crews are working to restore power to hundreds of Georgia Power customers after heavy rain fell in metro Atlanta. At one point, more than 4,000 people were without power.
The winds from the storm knocked down a tree in front of Einstein's on the corner of Juniper and 12th Streets in Midtown, blocking a busy street. Video captured by Channel 2 Action News showed half of the restaurant's patio covered in debris.
JUST IN: We just received this video from a viewer of a tree down on Juniper Street in Midtown. More than 4,000 people are without power after the heavy rain. https://t.co/GJzUyjhFb8 pic.twitter.com/jYjqWwERRS— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) June 18, 2019
Severe Weather Team 2 said high temperatures pushed into the upper 80s and low 90s Monday afternoon.
We're using the most advanced weather technology to show you the areas that could see the most rain and strong storms Tuesday, on Channel 2 Action News This Morning, starting at 4:30 a.m.
More of metro Atlanta will be included in the risk for strong storms for Tuesday.
Overnight, we’ll have a chance for some scattered showers before more widespread showers and storms develop on Tuesday. The rain chance is 60%.
What Can Viewers Only Get by watching Channel 2 Action News:
- Updated hour-by-hour cloud and rain forecast showing the timeline for showers and storms over the next few days
- Updated severe weather outlook and risks
- Updated potential rainfall amounts through the end of the week
- Updated long-range temperature/rainfall outlook
Tuesday will feature a chance for strong or severe storms -- a level 1 of 5 risk -- all the way into metro Atlanta. Expect storms to have heavy rain, frequent lightning and some 40-60 mph wind gusts.
I expect storms to begin firing up by late morning. Summer storm season is here. Lightning, strong gusty winds, heavy rain, small hail will be the main threats, especially lightning. Download our app with the lightning alert for your location. pic.twitter.com/O3NpQ31vOk— Glenn Burns (@GlennBurnsWSB) June 18, 2019
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