The weather turned out to be extreme this afternoon in the region encompassing several nations on the east of Atlanta.
A thunderstorm alert was given for Walton, Morgan, Greene, Newton, and Jasper counties until almost 4:45 p.m.
The places to be monitored are Southeast Walton County, Morgan County, West Green, Southeast Newton County, and Northern Jasper County, as per Chris Holcomb of 11Alive.
Chris suggests the storms would carry 60 mph of the gale, with lightning and immense rain.
The storm is passing at the speed of 30 mph to the east of the north.
The places in northern Georgia as well as the Atlanta Metro have been called out for being on Level 1 risk due to the extreme weather for the evening and afternoon of Monday.
High rainfall, isolated thunderstorms, destructive wind gusts, and recurrent lightning are the main hazards in all hurricanes.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Morgan, Jasper, Putnam until 8/09 10:30PM. Track storms now: https://t.co/X5xaYGRxpY pic.twitter.com/aPqTovNou9
— Samantha Mohr (@SamanthaMohrTV) August 10, 2020
11 AM: Tropical Storm named Isaias is off the coast of Georgia, going north at the speed of 13 mph. The core is forecasted to remain just off the coastline of Georgia on Monday.
Tropical winds are 125 miles away from the center of the storm. The whole coast of Georgia is washed up by strong rain from the outside bands of the storm. Isaias is anticipated to strike as a Category 1 storm on Monday night on the eastern side of Carolina.
2 PM: Isaias is forecasted to strike as a hurricane tonight. It is based 115 miles south of Charleston’s, S.C., driving north at the speed of 20 miles per hour with winds of 70 miles per hour at best.
5 PM: Isaias is gearing up to be stronger and is also planning to land as a hurricane this evening. The storm center is 60 miles to the south of Charleston, S.C., with winds at the speed of 70 miles per hour. Warnings of hurricanes or tropical storms from Maine to Savannah River are in action.
In Gwinnett looking southeast at all of the lightning in the towering cumulonimbus clouds over Walton co. That’s what prompted the severe tstorm warning for Newton, Walton and Morgan counties. pic.twitter.com/Dn1pZRSlFf
— ChrisHolcomb11Alive (@ChrisHolcomb) August 10, 2020