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Heavy rain, damaging wind, isolated tornadoes possible with Ida remnants in Georgia

ATLANTA — Tuesday is a day to stay weather aware as remnants from Ida bring the risk for strong to severe storms.

Severe Weather Team 2 has been tracking the tropical depression and the impacts it’s bringing to north Georgia.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz says very heavy, tropical downpours have already moved through metro Atlanta, but more rain is possible throughout the afternoon. At least three to four inches of rain has fallen so far.

Isolated, brief tornadoes can quickly spin-up and are possible throughout the entire day.

Severe Weather Team 2 is LIVE tracking the storm’s bands as they push through, on Channel 2 Action News.

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Here is what to know:

  • All of metro Atlanta and most of north Georgia are under a Level 2 out of 5 risk for severe weather
  • Isolated, brief tornadoes could quickly spin-up along with moderate risk for damaging wind gusts.
  • Flash flood watch is in effect through Wednesday afternoon; heavy rainfall of 3-5 inches is possible.

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