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Nicer weather coming on Tuesday

POSTED: June 10, 2013 1:16 p.m.

Two inches of rain has fallen so far today at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, and more may be on the way, according to the National Weather Service.

The latest forecast from the Peachtree City-based agency calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms lingering through the day.

And if you’re out and about, an umbrella alone might not keep you dry, as the forecast also calls for wind gusts up to 15 mph.

Another quarter-inch of rain could be added to total’s rainfall total; the amount could be higher in areas where thunderstorms occur.

The chance for rain and storms drops to 40 percent tonight and 20 percent on Tuesday. Sunny skies are expected to return Tuesday with a high temperature of 87, according to the forecast.

Today’s wind and rain has caused trouble in some areas of Hall County, including trees falling on roads and minor accidents.

The Georgia Department of Transportation reported on Twitter earlier today a wreck with three vehicles involved on Interstate 985 southbound near Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway.


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