• Cool down coming as rain, storms move out of metro Atlanta

    By: Severe Weather Team 2

    Updated:

    ATLANTA - There are a few lingering scattered showers and storms Tuesday afternoon after a busy morning across north Georgia. 

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    Some storms that moved through brought heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning to parts of metro Atlanta.

    The rain tapered off through the afternoon as a cold front slid north. Highs reached the mid-80s -- a trend that will continue this week. 


    What Can Viewers Only Get on TV:

    • LIVE tracking of the storms on Stormtracker 2HD
    • Timing out the rain today as front moves through 
    • Humidity forecast map of Southeast showing more comfortable and drier air moving into north Georgia

    LIVE UPDATES: 

    12:42 p.m.

    The heaviest rain is falling in south metro Atlanta.

    12:18 p.m.:

    Thuderstorms are moving south of Athens, with winds of 30-40 mph wind gusts. 

    12:03 p.m.:

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz said storms are moving across parts of south metro Atlanta. 

    10:48 a.m.:

    Very dry and slightly cooler air is coming behind a cold front moving through later today.

    9:25 a.m.:

    Scattered showers continue across metro Atlanta. 

    7:20 a.m.: 

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says low temperatures will be in the 60s and 50s tomorrow. 

    6:40 a.m.: 

    Showers were moving through parts of Gwinnett and Hall counties. 

    6:05 a.m.:

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says the Grady Curve is getting some rain but the heaveist is north of the Downtown Connector. 

    5:20 a.m.: 

    Downpours stretch from Carroll County to Cobb and north Fulton counties. The rain is headed east.

    5:08 a.m.:

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan is tracking heavy rain in Cobb and North Fulton counties. 

    5:01 a.m.: 

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says the heavy downpours will increase this afternoon.

    2:52 a.m.:

    Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says the heavy rain is centered mostly in the northeast Georgia mountains.

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