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Tornado watch in effect for area until 3 p.m.
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Heavy thunderstorms are moving through North Georgia today, with Hall County and the rest of the region under a tornado watch until 3 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued the watch for 25 counties, including Hall, Forsyth, Dawson, Gwinnett and Banks.

Storms are likely today before afternoon, with a second wave possible later in the day. Heavy rainfall is possible, and a flash flood watch remains in effect for the area through 2 a.m. Monday.

Heavy rain, high winds, hail and lightning are possible, creating conditions that could spawn tornadoes.

The chance of thunderstorms is expected to continue overnight into Monday before a clearing trend begins Tuesday.