Record rainfall caused a large tree to fall onto a DeKalb County home while the family was still inside.
The family had to escape out a front window when the tree came crashing down on the Capri Drive home about 3 a.m. Tuesday, according to Channel 2 Action News.
No one was injured in the incident, but at least two vehicles were crushed, the news station reported.
According to Channel 2, Atlanta beat a 135-year-old rainfall record Monday. The city got 4.16 inches of rain Monday, which was 1.76 inches more than the previous record set in 1883, Channel 2 reported.
While the heavy rain has subsided, scattered showers remained Tuesday afternoon.
Metro Atlanta should get a break from the rain Wednesday, but more showers and a few storms are in Thursday’s forecast, Minton said.