ATLANTA - Storms with heavy rain, lightning and gusty wind moved through north Georgia Friday afternoon, downing some trees and causing flooding in some areas.
A flash flood warning has been issued for several Pickens, Cherokee, Gordon and Bartow counties until 10 p.m.
Metro Atlanta has been dealing with several days of summer afternoon thunderstorms. Storms brought a huge tree down on a family's home in DeKalb County on Thursday.
Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said there is a 40% chance of rain Saturday and storms are possible west of metro Atlanta.
Temperatures will stay hot, with highs in the 90s.
We're tracking storms that could impact your weekend, for The Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 p.m.
Strong storms are moving through Athens-Clarke County. At least one tree is down:
Report of a tree down in Clark County. This storm is producing very heavy rain and lightning. I'm tracking this on Channel 2 now. pic.twitter.com/zSRmMbOOLT— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) July 19, 2019
Power lines are also down in Snellville in Gwinnett County.
Viewers are reporting flooding in Pickens County.
JUST IN: Viewers sent us these photos of heavy rain and flooding in Pickens County as storms move through: https://t.co/3ZHFe6qZuc We're tracking more downpours, for Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m. pic.twitter.com/BWQfFI0Vlq— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) July 19, 2019
Officials are reporting 1 foot of water on the roads in Jasper as rain continues to fall.
3 hour rainfall totals 2 inches in Jasper. Pickens County Sherriff's office reports water 1 foot deep on Church St. at Pine St. in Jasper.— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) July 19, 2019
Flash flood warning is in effect.
I'm tracking this on Channel 2 right now. pic.twitter.com/aHaZ0jm9JK
The ground stop at Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport has been lifted.
A flash flood warning has been issued for Cherokee, Gordon, Pickens and Bartow counties until 10:00 p.m.
Flash flood warning for this area where 2 inches of rain has fallen this afternoon already. pic.twitter.com/ZkaTGfJt2U— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) July 19, 2019
Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is under a ground stop as storms roll through.
⛈Weather Alert: We are experiencing flight delays due to Thuderstorms. Please check with your airline for flight information updates. You can also visit: https://t.co/PG2ExpsAYm for the airport's status updates. pic.twitter.com/q7LxPx16Lz— Atlanta Airport (@ATLairport) July 19, 2019
Dark storm clouds are moving in over Midtown:
View of the downtown storm from midtown now. pic.twitter.com/ltf9LSiUAQ— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) July 19, 2019
Strong storms are moving into Carroll and Haralson Counties.
Winds up to 40 mph, lightning, heavy rain are possible in Carroll and Haralson Co as these storms move SE at 20 mph. LIVE tracking NEXT on Ch. 2! pic.twitter.com/NopzHJNFBk— Katie Walls (@KatieWallsWSB) July 19, 2019
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