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Scattered showers continue in Atlanta

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Heavy rain is moving through metro Atlanta and has put the area under a flood watch, according to CBS46 meteorologist Jennifer Valdez.


Strong, damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour are possible Monday as is the risk of an isolated tornado.

The area will remain under a flood watch until Tuesday morning.

The storm has blown in from the west, where roads were flooded and trees were downed.

A band of storms downed trees and flooded roads in parts of Mississippi and Alabama.

The National Weather Service in Mississippi said it had received reports Sunday of some mobile homes blown off blocks, along with streets flooded in several areas. Flash flood warnings or watches stretched from Louisiana to Georgia on Sunday night.

Tornado watches and severe thunderstorm warnings were also issued for parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

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