Some weather forecasters are predicting possible tornadoes Monday afternoon.
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Monday, October 1, 2012
Be careful Monday (Oct. 1), Peachtree Corners. Some weather forecasts say tornadoes are possible. WSB meteorologist Brad Nitz says that "isolated tornadoes' are possible as severe weather moves into the metro Atlanta area during the afternoon hours Monday. As much as one inch of rainfall is possible Monday, according to weather.com. The rain already was falling to make Monday's morning commute more hazardous. -- Patch will have continuing updates of the weather situation. Keep up with Peachtree Corners news. Subscribe to the Peachtree Corners Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
The National Weather Service Forecast Center in Peachtree City says tornadoes are likely in today’s “major severe weather event.”
Updated: 11:00 a.m. The tornado watch that had been issued until noon for north Georgia, including Peachtree Corners and Berkeley Lake, has been canceled, but the worst of the severe weather may come later today, according to weather forecasts. A fast-moving squall line of storms, which have prompted tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings across north Alabama this morning, is expected to hit the area by noon, according to weather.com. However, that’s expected to be only the first round of today’s severe weather. Weather.com calls today’s threat as “significant and life-threatening.” The threat increases later today with the approach of a very strong cold front. The National Weather Service Forecast Center in Peachtree City says tornadoes…