• Showers and storms: 1-2 inches of rain possible this weekend

    By: Severe Weather Team 2


    ATLANTA - Friday was mainly dry for metro Atlanta -- but get ready for rain to possibly affect your weekend plans.

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    Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist Brad Nitz said the risk of showers and storms increases throughout Saturday afternoon.

    We're using the most advanced weather technology to pinpoint the areas that could see the strongest storms, on Channel 2 Action News Saturday AM, starting at 6 a.m.

    Much of north Georgia is under a level 1 threat for severe storms Saturday. On Mother's Day, the chance for severe weather rises to a level 2 threat. 

    Scattered severe storms, wind gusts of over 60 mph and hail are all possible Sunday. 

    A total of 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible by Sunday night. 

    High temperatures will be in the low 80s and high 70s.

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