Severe thunderstorms knock down trees, power lines in metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — Strong storms with heavy rain knocked down some trees and power lines as they moved through metro Atlanta Monday night.

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Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan said rain a high chance for rain will remain throughout the week.

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5:20 p.m.

The City of East Point is currently experiencing a power outage on Black Fox Trail due to a tree in the roadway. Crews have been notified and are currently in route to assess the situation.

5:17 p.m.

A Flash Flood Warning includes Fulton County and the cities of Atlanta, East Point, College Park, and Hapeville until 10:45 pm.

4:07 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for DeKalb, Fulton, Henry and Clayton counties until 4:30 p.m.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Storms and heavy rain during the evening commute
  • Very humid week ahead
  • High chance of rain to last through the week

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