FIRST ALERT | Rain and storms increase tonight, Monday

Published: May. 21, 2022 at 6:08 PM EDT|Updated: May. 22, 2022 at 6:40 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Spotty rain and thunderstorms continue through early Sunday evening, but a drying trend is expected through most of the overnight hours.

The chance of rain and thunder increases significantly tonight and Monday. Rain will be widespread, and locally heavy at times, through Monday afternoon. While the risk of severe weather is very low, a couple of storms may produce gusty winds and frequent lightning.

First Alert Forecast | May 22nd

Cutter Martin is tracking spotty Sunday evening downpours and much wetter weather building in tonight, Monday. Watch:

Posted by CBS46 on Sunday, May 22, 2022

A few spots may see two or three inches of rain between Sunday night and Monday afternoon. More communities will record between one-half inch and an inch of rain before showers move out of our area Monday.

While Tuesday and Wednesday won’t be quite as dreary as Monday, at least scattered showers and storms are in the forecast both days. An additional round of widespread rain and thunder arrives Thursday, ahead of a pleasant and mostly dry weekend.

You can see the hour-by-hour forecast and be alerted to rain approaching your area in the CBS46 First Alert Weather App.