Tornado Watch 04/14/2019 8 a.m.

2:00 P.M. - The severe weather has moved through most of the metro Atlanta area. 

11:25 A.M. - A TORNADO WARNING was issued for Pike, Talbot, Upson, and Lamar Counties until 11:45 A.M. The warning was radar indicated. No official reports of a tornado on the ground.

10:20 A.M. - Storms continue to move through most of northern Georgia and metro Atlanta. So far, no Tornado Warnings have been issued and only one severe thunderstorm warning was in effect as of 10:20 A.M. Don't let your guard down as storms can fire up quickly. The tornado watch remains in effect until 2 p.m for most of the metro Atlanta area.

9:20 A.M. - Update for anyone flying in or out of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Sunday morning. All times as of 9:20 a.m.

  • Total delays today at Hartsfield-Jackson Intl: 69
  • Total delays within, into, or out of the United States today at Hartsfield-Jackson Intl: 69
  • Total cancellations today at Hartsfield-Jackson Intl: 17
  • Total cancellations within, into, or out of the United States today at Hartsfield-Jackson Intl: 17

Always check with your airline before heading to the airport.

9:10 A.M. - The National Weather Service said counties in extreme northwestern Georgia will be dropped from the Tornado Watch in the next hour as the threat has diminished.

8:00 A.M. - Storms are firing across parts of far northwestern Georgia with Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in effect. There is rotation in the storms at high levels, but nothing getting close to the ground to issue a tornado warning.

Showers and thunderstorms are currently moving into north Georgia. Most of the storms are producing rain and lightning. Isolated severe storms remain possible.

Alerts

TORNADO WATCH issued for most of metro Atlanta until 2 p.m. 

A wind advisory is in effect for all of metro Atlanta and north Georgia until 10 p.m. A south wind at 15-20 mph is expected today.

Slight risk of severe storms

Metro Atlanta is now under a slight risk of severe thunderstorms today. On a scale of 1-5, with five being the worst, a slight risk is a level 2, which means isolated severe storms are possible.

This updated risk is lower than the level 3 risk from Saturday.

Slight risk of severe storms today

Timeline

Rain is already in north Georgia. The stronger band of storms is moving into west Georgia by 8 a.m., and metro Atlanta by 10 a.m.

Futurecast for 11 a.m. Sunday

What to expect

Most of metro Atlanta will see rain and lightning. The strongest storms will be capable of producing isolated damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. 

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