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FIRST ALERT: Windy today with storms overnight

Showers and storms will return to metro Atlanta late tonight through Thursday morning.
Published: Mar. 30, 2022 at 5:58 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - A Wind Advisory goes into effect at 11am today and lasts through 8am tomorrow morning.

Dry, but windy Wednesday

The weather system that will impact north Georgia is already producing severe thunderstorms in Texas. It’ll stay dry in north Georgia Wednesday, but it will be windy.

A Wind Advisory goes into effect at 11am today and lasts through 8am tomorrow morning. Wind gusts up to 45mph will blow around unsecured objects, especially this evening and overnight.

11am Wednesday - 8am Thursday
11am Wednesday - 8am Thursday(cbs46)
Very windy this evening and tonight
Very windy this evening and tonight(cbs46)

Storms tonight

Storms will move into northwest Georgia by midnight, and metro Atlanta by 2 a.m. Storms will continue in metro Atlanta for the first part of your morning commute at 4 a.m., and will start moving out after 7 a.m.

Forecast map for midnight in north Georgia
Forecast map for midnight in north Georgia(WGCL)
Forecast map for 2 a.m. Thursday in north Georgia
Forecast map for 2 a.m. Thursday in north Georgia(WGCL)
Forecast map for 7 a.m. Thursday in north Georgia
Forecast map for 7 a.m. Thursday in north Georgia(WGCL)

Severe weather threat

There is a level 2 risk of severe thunderstorms in Metro Atlanta overnight with the primary threat being isolated, damaging winds. Tornadoes are expected west of Georgia tonight, but since the storms will be moving into north Georgia overnight, there won’t be as much energy to support a severe weather outbreak in Metro Atlanta.

Severe weather risk in north Georgia overnight
Severe weather risk in north Georgia overnight(WGCL)