Severe storms moving out of north Georgia overnight

ATLANTA — Severe storms are moving through the metro Atlanta area Thursday.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns says there is a Level 1 out of 5 risk for severe weather this evening in parts of North Georgia, with the biggest threat to the south and west of metro Atlanta.

Main threats are heavy rain, damaging wind gusts and frequent lightning.

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7:21 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Greene and Putnam County until 7:45pm.

3:02 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Troup County until 3:15 p.m.

1:50 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Coweta, Heard, Meriwether and Troup County until 2:30 p.m.

12:45 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Cleburne County, Ala. until 12:15 p.m. central

12:20 p.m.

11:52 a.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Carroll, Coweta, Douglas and Fulton County until 12:15pm.

11:50 a.m.

Channel 2′s Elizabeth Rawlins is at a home where a tree fell down n Chamblee. The tree fell near the homeowner’s car. Witnesses told Rawlins that a woman was taken to the hospital but was alert.

11:26 am.

The first severe thunderstorm warning of the day has been issued.

10:48 a.m.

9:44 a.m.

9:29 a.m.

8 a.m.

A ground stop at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has been extended until 9 a.m.

Here is what else to know as we head through Thursday:

  • Metro Atlanta is under Level 2 out of 5 risk for severe weather
  • Main threats include heavy rain and frequent lightning.
  • There is a medium risk for damaging wind gusts. There is also a possibility of hail.

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