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Tornado watch in effect for metro area

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Several weather warnings have been issued as a strong storm system moves through our area early Saturday.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING was in effect for much of the metro Atlanta area. That watch expired at 9:30 a.m., but some areas could see strong showers and gusty wind as the system continues to make its way across the area.

A TORNADO WATCH is in effect until  3 p.m. in Barrow, Butts, Clarke, Clayton, Coweta, DeKalb, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Habersham, Heard,  Henry, Jackson, Madison, Meriwether, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Pike, Putnam, Rabun, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup,  Upson and Walton.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING is in effect until 3:15 p.m. in DeKalb and Fulton counties.

Click here for a complete lists of watches/warnings in effect

FOX 5 has received several reports of trees down in the metro Atlanta area. Please be careful if you must be on the roads!

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