Tornado warning for Greene, Morgan and Oconee counties until 7 a.m.

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Tornado warning for Greene, Morgan and Oconee counties until 7 a.m.
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Tornado warning for Greene, Morgan and Oconee counties: Atlanta – Tuesday is the day to find out what the weather will be like in tropical cyclone Fred in northern Georgia.

Extreme weather team 2 meteorologist Brian Monahan said some bands from Fred could produce short, spin-up tornadoes.

A tornado warning was issued for Green, Morgan and Okoni counties until 7 p.m.

A tornado clock was issued in metro Atlanta and eastern Georgia until 1 p.m.

Tropical storm Fred made landfall in Florida on Monday afternoon and there is a risk of heavy rain and severe weather throughout Tuesday. It was reduced to a tropical recession with a 5 a.m. update on Tuesday morning.

Banks, Borough, Butts, Clark, Clayton, Cobb, Coveta, DeColb, Foyet, Forsyth, Fulton, Green, Gwyneth, Habersham, Hall, Henry, Jackson, Jasper, Lamar, Madison, Meriwether, Morgan have a whirlwind clock. , Newton, Oconi, Oglethorpe, Pike, Putnam, Rockdale, Spalding, Upson and Walton counties.

Here is what you need to know:

  • Fred brings heavy rain and strong / severe storms to Georgia.
  • Areas with 2 to 6 inches of rain can be seen from Tuesday to Wednesday
  • A flash flood watch is also in operation for most Channel 2 viewing areas.
  • Chance of 30-40 + mph wind gusts and brief, tornadoes.
  • A tornado warning was issued for Cowetta, Hurd, Meriweather and Troop counties until 5:15 p.m. The warning was canceled before 5 p.m.

There are reports of several large trees around Coleman Creek Circle in Meriwether County. Intense weather team 2 tracked a confirmed tornado on radar at 4:37 p.m.

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