ATLANTA — The 11Alive StormTrackers are watching the potential for strong to severe storms across parts of north and northwest Georgia for Sunday afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has placed far northwest Georgia under a Level 1 threat for severe weather.
However, 11Alive meteorologist Wes Peery says that most of north Georgia is actually under the gun for possible strong to severe storms, especially later in the afternoon or evening hours.
Wes says that the best chance for strong to severe weather across the region is anywhere between 3 pm and 9 pm.
The primary threats from any storms that develop are from damaging wind gusts and hail.
Heavy rainfall and frequent lightning are also possible from any storms that develop across the region.
Refresh this story for updates throughout the day.
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2020
6:24 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Lumpkin and Union counties until 7:15 p.m.
5:49 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Coweta and Fayette counties until 6:30 p.m. The storm is capable of winds of up to 60 mph and hail of up to three-fourths of an inch in diameter.
4:28 p.m. | The Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Haralson and Polk counties has been canceled.
4:14 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Haralson and Polk counties until 5 p.m.
4 p.m. | Strong storms are moving through parts of Randolph and Cleburne counties in Alabama now, headed toward western Georgia. Expect some of them to impact your late afternoon plans.
The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping an eye on those storms as the afternoon progresses.
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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