Level 1 risk for severe storms, isolated tornadoes across north Georgia on Tuesday

ATLANTA — Get ready for a rainy -- and possibly stormy -- day tomorrow.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brad Nitz says there is Level 1 of 5 risk for severe weather across North Georgia on Tuesday.

“Severe thunderstorm and tornado threats are something we’re going to be dealing with in parts of North Georgia,” Nitz said.

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Heavy rain, damaging wind gusts and the possibility of a brief tornado are a possibility on Tuesday. Nitz said the chances of a tornado are low, but they are not zero.

Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday:

  • Heavy rain moves into North West and West Georgia before the sun rises
  • The rain coverage will continue throughout the morning, making for a very wet commute
  • The potential for strong to severe storms goes up throughout the morning into the early afternoon

Stay with and tune into Channel 2 Action News throughout the evening for updates on the timing and impacts of tomorrow’s storms.

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