Heavy rain moving through metro Atlanta area, wind advisory in effect

ATLANTA — Much of metro Atlanta and north Georgia can expect heavy rain to make its way through during Wednesday’s early morning hours.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says you can expect heavy rain as the day breaks and you start your morning.

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Stronger storms are possible in the southern parts of metro Atlanta and middle Georgia. Monahan says the Level 1 severe weather risk is very low and is confined to the far south side of northern Georgia.

Several metro school districts will be delaying their start time. A wind advisory is in effect area-wide until midnight Wednesday.

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Here’s what you can expect:

  • Up to an inch of rain is possible across north Georgia
  • A wind advisory is in effect area-wide until midnight Thursday.
  • Wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible in metro Atlanta with gusts up to 50 mph possible in the mountains.
  • Expect some trees/tree limbs and power lines could come down.

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