SPC has just upgraded portions of the area to an Enhanced Risk and expanded the Slight Risk for #severe storms Saturday. Expecting several rounds during the day so don't let your guard down after the first round in the morning! #gawx pic.twitter.com/WkHFsq69X1
— NWS Atlanta (@NWSAtlanta) April 23, 2021
Periods of heavy rain and strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across the forecast area on Saturday as a storm system tracks through the Southeast. Damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes will be possible.
Expected 1.5 to 2 inches of rain, primarily between 3 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. The best chances for storms occurs between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 72. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.