ATLANTA (CBS46) -- A string of strong thunderstorms continues to take aim at north Georgia Thursday morning, following severe weather overnight.

Southwest Georgia already saw one possible tornado stemming from this storm system, touching down in Bainbridge Wednesday.

In Hall County, residents are dealing with a massive clean up effort, after a storm ripped through a family compound, flipping over multiple boating docks.

In Hall County, residents are dealing with a massive clean up effort, after a storm ripped through a family compound, flipping over multiple boating docks.


10:15 a.m.: Sleepy Hollow Rd between Ralston Rd and N Burnt Hickory Rd is closed due to flooding.

10:13 a.m.: Flash Flood warning issued for Carroll, Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Fulton, Heard and Henry counties until 4 p.m. This warning includes south metro Atlanta. 

8:56: Power outage reported at the Lakemont Substation affecting Desert Drive and Camp Creek Parkway 

8:42 a.m.: A flood watch is in effect for all of metro Atlanta and south Atlanta until 7 p.m.

8:30 a.m.: Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Atlanta, Decatur, Douglasville, Carrollton, Lithonia, Stone Mountain and College Park until 2:15 PM. The warning also includes Carroll, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton and Haralson counties. Watch out for the potential of rapidly rising water with heavy rain this morning.

Flash Flood Warning Atlanta

5:27 a.m.: Tornado watch has expired with no severe weather in metro Atlanta. Rain and a few storms will continue with isolated flooding possible.

4:55: Jonesboro Road has been shut down due to continued flooding.

4:32: Severe weather threat has ended for North Georgia. Rain continues which could lead to isolated flooding. 

2:52 a.m.: Car stuck in water along I-75 south of Howell Mill Road exit

i-75 car stuck in water

2:25 a.m.: A tornado watch remains in effect until at least 5 a.m. for metro Atlanta. 

1:12 a.m.: Reports of several trees down some on homes along Gaines Ferry Road in Southern Hall County. Over 500 residents have lost power.

A string of strong thunderstorms is taking aim at north Georgia, bringing along severe weather overnight.

11:28 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Carroll, Cobb, Douglas, Haralson, Paulding and Polk counties. It is in effect until 12 a.m. Thursday morning. 

11: 20 p.m. The Chattanooga Department of Public Works announced several road closures. The following Chattanooga roads are closed or have limited access due to flooding or downed trees:

  • W 20th at Broad St
  • Jersey Pike at Hancock Rd
  • Dogwood Dr at Juandale Trail
  • 1721 Varner Rd
  • 1009 Retro Hughes Rd
  • 5588 Little Debbie Pkwy

11:17 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Georgia counties of Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, Forsyth, Fulton, Lumpkin, Paulding & Pickens is in effect until 12 a.m. Thursday morning. 

10:42 p.m. All of metro Atlanta is under a Tornado Watch until 5 a.m. 

10:38 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bartow, Dawson, Gilmer, Gordon and Pickens counties, it is in effect until 11:15 p.m.  

10:23 p.m. A Tornado Watch has been issued for parts of north Georgia. 

Severe weather

9:40 p.m. A Tornado Warning continues in northeast Alabama. The storm is crossing I-59 in Alabama, and may spawn a warning in Chattooga County as it moves east. Even without a tornado warning, this storm could produce strong straight-line winds in the next hour. 

9:39 p.m. A Severe T-Storm WARNING has been issued for parts of north Georgia. 

Severe Weather

8:33 p.m. A Tornado Watch has been issued for Chattooga and Floyd Counties until 11 p.m. Wednesday. The rest of north Georgia has a lower, but not zero, risk of isolated tornadoes, but the risk is higher in the far northwestern part of the state. Storms get to northwest Georgia late this evening. 

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