Possible Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms Expected In North GA

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GEORGIA — North Georgians should expect to see strong to severe storms Monday afternoon and overnight into Tuesday, with a tornado being possible.

A hazardous weather outlook has been issued by the National Weather Service for much of north and central Georgia, as scattered thunderstorms are expected on Monday.

Storms will begin in northwest Georgia late Monday morning and move southeast through the afternoon and night. Some isolated storms that are strong to severe will be possible during the afternoon and night, mainly over north and west Georgia.

Expect damaging wind gusts, and a brief tornado cannot be ruled out, according to the NWS. Stronger storms will also likely produce heavy rainfall.

Rain and thunderstorms continue to be possible across north and central Georgia from Tuesday through Friday.

AccuWeather said severe weather is forecast to bring damaging winds and flash flooding to many states from Mississippi and Alabama to New Jersey and New York on Monday.

The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center stating that more than 47 million are facing a slight risk of severe storms. This area includes Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Nashville, Tennessee, and Atlanta, AccuWeather said.

“Thunderstorms will be capable of producing wind gusts up to 60 mph and localized flash flooding, with an AccuWeather Local StormMax of 70 mph,” said meteorologist Hunter Greene.


Weekly Forecast For North Georgia

Monday

A slight chance of showers between 2-3 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Monday night

Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Tuesday

A slight chance of showers between 2-3 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tuesday night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 p.m. Low around 51. North wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Wednesday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Wednesday night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Thursday

Showers likely, mainly before 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Thursday night

A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Friday

A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Friday night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

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