3 inches of rainfall hit parts of metro Atlanta

The forecast

Today: Afternoon showers possible. High: 88

Tonight: Some clouds. Light wind. Low: 71

Tomorrow: Sunny in the day, clear in the evening. High: 91

» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.

5;45 p.m. 

4:16 p.m. Heavy rains are over south metro Atlanta, according to Channel 2 meteorologist Brian Monahan.

4:01 p.m. Flights out of Hartsfield-Jackson now delayed up to 15 minutes, according to the FAA

3:28 p.m. A flash flood warning was issued for Clayton, Fayette and Fulton counties until 9:15 p.m., according to Channel 2 Action News.

2:46 p.m. Downed trees and powerlines are found in parts of Roswell, according to police. Roads are closed between Hawkins Cove Trail and Derby Forest Court. 

2:40 p.m. Flights from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport are delayed between 15 and 45 minutes, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

UPDATED [2:21 p.m.] A flash flood warning was issued for parts of DeKalb, Clayton and Henry counties through 8 p.m., Channel 2 meteorologist Brad Nitz said.

ORIGINAL STORY: Attention, Atlanta-area commuters: You may run into some rain on your drive home Wednesday. Forecasts show a 30 percent chance of rain, according to Channel 2 Action News.

“Moisture is increasing across Georgia, and that gives us a better chance at some rain today,” meteorologist Karen Minton said.

The rain should keep temperatures below the 90-degree mark, Minton said.

Atlanta was at 78 degrees, Griffin was at 75 and Blairsville was at 72 just before 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Things should be drier later in the week. There with no rain forecast for Thursday, expect a high of 91, according to Channel 2.