JOHN SPINK / AJC
STORMY WEATHER--January 30, 2013 Atlanta: There was plenty of rain and water as the Navy made their way through downtown Atlanta staying inside the crosswalk markings along Central Avenue and MLK. Wednesday a tornado watch was issued early Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 for all of metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Most of Georgia, including all of metro Atlanta, was also under a wind advisory Wednesday, for winds gusting to 40 mph. The National Weather Service said storms should move through metro Atlanta between noon and 7 p.m., with lighter rain and a few storms ahead of the main squall line. "We are looking at some serious weather," Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said. The squall line, she said, "has had a history of producing severe storms. We're looking at wind, lightning, heavy downpours, all of those things, including the potential for isolated tornadoes." Minton predicted that the strongest storms will move through metro Atlanta between 2 and 4 p.m. Minton said the chance of rain is 100 percent Wednesday, when highs will be around 67 degrees. Behind the front, temperatures will take a nose dive. Minton is predicting sunny skies and cold temperatures Thursday and Friday, with highs only in the upper 40s and lows in the low to mid-30s. The weekend outlook is for sunny skies, with highs in the mid-50s and lows in the 30s. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
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