Tropical storm watch issued for metro Atlanta ahead of Zeta

ATLANTA — A tropical storm watch has been issued for parts of metro Atlanta ahead of Tropical Storm Zeta. The storm is heading for the Gulf Coast first and could strengthen back into a hurricane.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz says Wednesday night and Thursday will be the time to be weather aware with the risk of flooding, severe weather and possible weak tornadoes.

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Here’s what you need to know Wednesday about the storm:

  • A flash flood watch and tropical storm watch have been issued. They go into effect Wednesday.
  • Wind gusts 30-45 mph are possible.
  • Brief, weak tornadoes are also possible.
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