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Heavy rain, strong winds from remnants of Ida cause damage throughout metro Atlanta

Here's a look at some of the damage.

ATLANTA — The 11Alive StormTrackers made sure to keep a close eye on severe weather as the remnants of Ida caused storms and brought strong wind through the metro Atlanta area Tuesday.

With our area on the right side of the Tropical Depression track, rain bands rotating around the storm brought heavy rain and the potential for isolated spin-up tornadoes to North Georgia. Rain totals were expected to be 2 to 5 inches across parts of North Georgia. 

11Alive tracked the weather developments from Tuesday below. 

Updates from Tuesday, Aug. 31 ,2021

11:10 p.m. | 11Alive's Hope Ford has been out in the community checking out storm damage. Here is a look at what she saw and some of the videos and photos submitted by 11Alive viewers.

7:34 p.m. | A tornado warning is in effect for Upson, Lamar, Monroe until 8:00 p.m.

6:37 pm. | Flooding reported at Fightingtown Creek.

5:00 pm. | A flood warning remains in effect for Coahulla Creek near Keiths Mill, near Dalton.

4:30 pm. | Image of skies over Senoia.

Credit: Jessica Horn Eynon

4:27 pm. | SPC removes the level 2 risk for severe storms. There is still a level 1 risk for some isolated storms that could still develop as waves of rain move eastward this evening.

3:47 pm. | There is a closure on Rolling Oaks Drive at North Hadaway Road due to flooding. Currently, there is no estimated time for when the road will reopen.

2:15 pm. | There is a large tree down at North Highland Drive and High Point Drive in Sandy Springs. 

1:45 p.m. | Storm clouds in Fayetteville

Credit: Fay Pira

1:15 p.m. | There are about 587 power outages in DeKalb and nearly 2,000 in Fulton, according to the latest maps.

12:00 p.m. | In Buckhead, a tree has fallen on powerlines at Fairfield Road and Broadband Road Northwest. Smoke was spotted coming from the scene. More damage like this could be seen throughout the day as more rain moves in.

11:30 a.m.  | There are about 4,000 Georgia Power customers out of power statewide and about 1,000 customers out in the Atlanta area. 

11:15 a.m.  | A branch of Allatoona Creek, in the Lost Mountain area of West Cobb off of Mars Hill Road is almost to the top of the bank.

Credit: Pam Doughty
The creek is almost to the top of the bank. Branch of Allatoona Creek, in the Lost Mountain area of West Cobb off of Mars Hill Rd.

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