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ATLANTA — The 11Alive StormTrackers are closely monitoring the potential for severe weather on Monday afternoon and Monday evening as Tropical Storm Isaias moves northward along the Atlantic coast.

The majority of storms related to the tropical system are going to remain well east of metro Atlanta, but the potential for strong to severe weather is possible across much of metro Atlanta and north Georgia.

Much of north Georgia and metro Atlanta has been placed under a Level 1 risk for severe weather for Monday afternoon and evening. 

The primary threats from any storms that develop include heavy rainfall amounts, isolated hail, damaging wind gusts and frequent lightning.

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7:10 pm | Nation Weather Service Cancels Flash Flood Warning for DeKalb County.

7:08 pm | National Weather Service Cancels Flash Flood Warning for DeKalb and Fulton counties.

6:53 pm | We've compiled some of the damage and photos from Lake Lanier and the Aqualand Marina where heavy damage was reported.

5 pm | Tropical Storm Isaias is getting better organized and still expected to make landfall tonight as a hurricane. The center of the storm is located 60 miles south of Charleston, S.C., with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. Hurricane or tropical storm warnings are in effect from the Savannah River northward to Maine.

5 pm | There are online reports of flash floods and water flowing several inches deep over the roadway near the intersection fo Roswell Road and Lakemoore Road in Fulton County.

4:36 pm | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Crooked Creek in Norcross, as well as other area streams and creeks in parts of northern DeKalb, east-central Fulton and west-central Gwinnett counties until 10:45 pm.

4:28 pm | The emergency manager in Oconee County reports thunderstorm wind damage with several trees down along High Shoals Road near the town of Bishop.

4:28 pm | The emergency manager reports thunderstorm wind damage in the 2300 block of High Shoals Road in Morgan County.

4:22 pm | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts Nancy Creek in northwestern DeKalb and northeastern Fulton counties until 10:30 pm. 

3:57 pm | A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Nancy Creek in northwestern DeKalb County until 10 pm. 

3:39 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of Oconee, Morgan and Walton counties until 4:15 pm.  The severe thunderstorm was located over Monroe, moving east at 15 mph. 

3:10 pm | Reports of a flash flood and water over both lanes of Peachtree Boulevard at Broad Street near Chamblee in DeKalb County. Video shows water which appears to reach halfway up the tires of passing cars.

3:07 pm | The Emergency Manager for Rockdale County reports thunderstorm wind damage with trees down on S Hicks Circle in Conyers and along Honey Creek Road.

3:05 pm | The emergency manager in Dawson County reports thunderstorm wind damage with metal roofing ripped from a strip mall at the intersection of Highway 53 East and Highway 400. Metal was blown into large power lines behind the building and severed the lines.

3 pm | The emergency manager for Fulton County reports flash flooding and rapid water rise where a creek washed out a driveway bridge along Valley Road NW. The road is also covered in water along multiple points.

2:50 pm | Online reports of thunderstorm wind damage with a tree blocking all lanes of Cannady Court and Treadwick Drive in Fulton County.

2:48 pm | A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Gwinnett, Rockdale and Walton counties until 3:30 pm. The severe thunderstorm was located over Big Haynes Creek Park, or near Conyers, moving east at 10 mph.

2:45 pm | Online reports of thunderstorm wind damage with trees down on powerlines along Kayron Drive and Reed Lane near Sandy Springs in Fulton County.

2:42 pm | Online reports of thunderstorm wind damage with trees downed over the road on Donaldson Drive near Blairsville Circle in the Chamblee area.

2:41 pm | A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Dawson, Forsyth, and Hall counties until 3:15 p.m. The severe thunderstorm was located over Oscarville, or 7 miles west of Gainesville, moving north at 15 mph.

2:40 pm | Public reports of mothball-sized hail in the 500 block of Chateau Drive in Fulton County.

2:40 pm | Public reports of thunderstorm wind damage near Oscarville in Forsyth County. Reports describe a boat dock turned loose, another dock forced atop another, numerous trees down and quarter-sized hail near the 9000 block of Ponderosa Trial.

2:40 pm | Public reports of quarter-sized hail near Forsyth County's Oscarville community on Highway 369 about 1 mile from the Lake Lanier Bridge.

2:30 pm | The emergency manager for Hall County reports thunderstorm wind damage with the metal awning above boats sustaining damage at Aqualand Marina on Lake Lanier.

Credit: Chris Conway Whiten
Photos from Lake Lanier

2:15 pm | Social media reports of thunderstorm damage with trees and power lines down on Antioch Road in Talking Rock, Pickens County.

2:11 pm | Douglas County officials said water crews were en route to check drains after street flooding was reported near Hwy 5 and Douglas Boulevard.

2:10 p.m. | Social media reports out of Pickens County near Blaine, Georgia suggest a few trees and power lines down on Tilley Road.

2:10 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of Forsyth, Gwinnett and Hall counties until 3 pm. The severe thunderstorm was located over Rest Haven, or 10 miles southeast of Cumming, moving northwest at 10 mph. 

2:10 pm | The emergency manager for Fulton County reports thunderstorm wind damage including several trees downed in Fulton County at Old Fairburn Road and Lakeside Boulevard.

2:01 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of Cobb, Douglas and Fulton counties until 2:45 pm. The severe thunderstorm was located near Campbellton, or 12 miles southeast of Douglasville, moving northeast at 15 mph.  Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail are expected with this storm. Areas under the gun with this storm include Atlanta, Douglasville, East Point, Union City, Fairburn, Austell, Palmetto, Lithia Springs, Six Flags Over Georgia, and Mableton.

2 pm | Tropical Storm Isaias is still expected to make landfall tonight as a hurricane. It is currently located 115 miles south of Charleston, S.C., moving north at 20 mph with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph.

1:52 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for portions of Gilmer, Gordon and Pickens counties until 2:45 pm. The severe thunderstorm was located over Ranger, or 12 miles east of Calhoun, moving northeast at 25 mph. Wind gusts up to 60 mph and golf ball-sized can be expected with this storm. 

1:30 pm | Public reports of thunderstorm wind damage with trees reportedly snapped and uprooted between Highway 124 and Hog Mountain Road.

1:22 pm | A trained spotter in Gordon County reports thunderstorm wind damage including roof damage to several homes along Bowdoin Lane. Damage includes shingles and insulation pulled off.

1:20 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Gordon and parts of Bartow counties until 2 pm. The severe thunderstorm was located near Calhoun, moving east at 20 mph. Wind gusts up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail can be expected with this storm.

1:16 pm | Online reports of half-dollar-sized hail near the intersection fo Plainville and Old Calhoun roads in Dawson County.

1:01 pm (12:01 pm CT) | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for central Cleburne County, Ala., until 12:45 pm CT. The severe thunderstorm was located near Heflin, moving east at 10 mph. Wind gusts to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail can be expected with this storm.

12:20 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of Floyd, Gordon and Chattooga counties until 1 pm. 

12:15 pm | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for parts of Dade, Walker and Chattooga counties until 1 pm. 

11 am | Tropical Storm Isaias is off the Georgia coast, about 90 miles ESE of Brunswick, moving north at 13 mph. The center is expected to remain well off the Georgia coast as it passes by on Monday. Tropical storm-force winds extend outward about 125 miles from the storm's center. Heavy rains from the storm's outer bands are lashing the entire Georgia coastal area. Isaias is expected to make landfall Monday night in eastern North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane. 

Stay with the 11Alive StormTrackers for updates as they become available. 

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