Severe storms possible tonight

Metro Atlanta will get another soaking Tuesday and Wednesday as a large weather system moves across Georgia.  Showers began moving into the metro area at mid-morning., and forecasters say the rain will stick around through Wednesday morning.

The National Weather Service is calling for a 100 percent chance of rain Tuesday and Tuesday night, with a few thunderstorms possible in the evening. The NWS said there's a chance some of those storms could be severe and a slight chance of an isolated tornado.

Up to an inch-and-a-half of rain could fall throughout the day and night.

Wednesday will see cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of rain mainly before 1 p.m.

High winds will accompany the weather system, with 20 mph gusts expected Tuesday and as high as 30 mph on Wednesday.

The high Tuesday will be around 50 degrees, the NWS says, warming into the mid-60s on Wednesday. Cooler weather will return Thursday with highs near 50.

Atlanta has officially received 62.8 inches of rain this year, nearly 16 inches above normal. The yearly record is 71.18 inches, set in 1948.