Storms down trees, power lines across metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — Just days after tornadoes caused widespread damage in parts of north Georgia last week, another round of severe weather is moving through north Georgia Sunday.

There were several reports of trees and power lines across metro Atlanta.

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1:30 p.m.

At least one person was injured as storms rolled through in Lilburn. Details were not provided. A tree also fell on a home on Harvard Drive. It’s unclear if those two incidents are related.

12:45 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Spalding, Monroe, Henry, Butts, Jasper and Lamar counties until 1:15 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Spalding, Fayette, Pike, Henry, Butts and Lamar counties until 12:45 p.m.

11:04 a.m.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said the severe threat is now over.

HEAVY RAIN NOW in Cobb and North Fulton moving east at 45 mph. Severe threat is now over as the storms have moved into a more stable environment. Rest easy

Posted by Glenn Burns on Sunday, March 28, 2021

11:01 a.m.

Heavy rain has downed some trees and power lines.

11:01 a.m.

10:02 a.m.

The line of storms is weakening and most of NW Georgia has seen the watch cancelled. The National Weather Service says a new watch for metro Atlanta is not anticipated as the storms move through. There’s still the risk for some strong wind gusts and heavy rain over the next few hours

9:56 a.m.

The severe thunderstorm watch has been canceled for parts of northwest Georgia but continues for Union, Dawson, Lumpkin, Pickens, Cherokee, Bartow and Polk Counties.

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I hope you will join me this morning beginning at 7 am as we track yet another risk for severe storms. A line of...

Posted by Glenn Burns on Sunday, March 28, 2021