Storms with heavy rain moving through metro Atlanta; several counties under heat advisory

Storms with heavy rain are moving through metro Atlanta as several counties remain under a heat advisory.

A ground stop has been issued for Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport until 6:15 p.m.

Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brad Nitz says the following counties are under a heat advisory on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

Banks, Barrow, Butts, Clarke, Greene, Henry, Jackson, Jasper, Lamar, Madison, Meriwether, Morgan, Newton, Pike, Putnam, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rockdale, Spalding, Walton, Troup and Upson

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Here is what you need to know for Tuesday:

  • Isolated afternoon and evening storms on Tuesday
  • High in the 90s with the feels-like temperature at or above 100 degrees in most areas of the metro.
  • Areas under a heat advisory could have feels like temperatures a high 106 degrees
  • Dry and less humid in the middle of the week through the weekend

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