ATLANTA -- Another band of showers and storms will likely move into Metro Atlanta Thursday evening. Showers and storms will become more widely scattered than Wednesday's storms, but a few storms will still be capable of packing a wallop with locally heavy rainfall, gusty winds, hail, and frequent lightning.
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The forecast is calling for a general risk for a strong thunderstorm or two across northern and central Georgia. However the Storm Prediction Center has placed a small portion of eastern Georgia in a slight risk zone for severe storms.
Forecast models indicate the possibility for new rainfall totals ranging from 1/4" to 3/4" rainfall and isolated spots receiving over 2 inches by Friday morning.