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Live updates | Flash flood warning issued for parts of metro Atlanta

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ATLANTA — We're following the possibility of showers and afternoon storms as we move later into the day on Sunday with the possibility that some may be severe.

There is currently a marginal risk for isolated severe storms on Sunday according to the Storm Prediction Center and that will include parts of the northwest metro Atlanta area. The rest of the region can also expect showers and general thunderstorms.

SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2020

9:54 p.m. | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for portions of Cherokee, Cobb and Fulton counties until 4 a.m.

9:08 p.m. | StormTracker Chandler Stuart sent us this photo of dark skies illuminated by lighting over Atlanta.

Credit: Chandler Stuart for 11Alive

8:52 p.m. | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Forsyth and Gwinnett counties until 3 a.m.

8:39 p.m. | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Clayton, Fulton and Fayette counties until 2:45 a.m.

8:17 p.m. | The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cherokee, Cobb, and Fulton counties has been canceled.

8:02 p.m. | Rose Ann Muscarella-Keenan got video of the rain pouring down in Marietta.

7:55 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Cherokee, Cobb and Fulton counties until 8:30 p.m.

7:44 p.m. | Kimberly Morris noticed these ominous clouds hanging over Canton.

Credit: Kimberly Morris for 11Alive
Store clouds over Canton, Georgia on Aug. 30, 2020

7:36 p.m. | StormTracker Marilyn Nuovo saw these clouds above town in Roswell this evening.

Credit: Marilyn Nuovo for 11Alive
Storm clouds over Roswell on Aug. 30, 2020

7:08 p.m. | A Flood Advisory has been issued for northern central Habersham County until 10:15 p.m.

7:03 p.m. | The National Weather Service has canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Clayton and Fulton counties.

7 p.m. | The 911 Call Center in Habersham County reports a large tree down blocking a median near Shoal Creek. The exact road wasn't provided. Elsewhere around the same time, there were public reports of trees down and a rooftop weather station reported a 67 mph wind gust on Watts Mill Road and Sillycook Trail.

6:54 p.m. | StormTracker Dan Mosera captured this heavy downpour at Lake Windward in Alpharetta.

6:51 p.m. | A severe thunderstorm was located five miles north of Clarkesville and is nearly stationary. It brings with it 60 mph wind gusts and penny-sized hail. Locals should expect damage to trees and power lines. Impacted areas include Tallulah Falls, Lake Rabun, Lake Burton, Batesville, Seed Lake, Turnerville, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Lakemont, Hollywood, and Clarkesville. 

6:41 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Habersham and Rabun counties until 7:15 p.m. The storms are capable of winds up to 60 mph and hail up to three-quarters of an inch in size.

6:36 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Clayton and Fulton counties until 7:15 p.m. The storm is capable of winds of up to 60 mph and one-inch hail.

Stay with the 11Alive StormTrackers for the latest updates, along with any weather advisories or warnings that may be issued throughout the remainder of the day. 

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