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Rain, storms expected this week

Several inches of rain is possible this week.

Several inches of rain is possible this week.

Keep your umbrellas handy this week.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City says several inches of rain is possible this week across the metro-Atlanta area. The rain may also bring severe thunderstorms, forecasters said.

Between Monday night and Wednesday, the possibility of damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes are possible, a report said.

"This includes strong, long tracked tornadoes that are most likely across northwest Georgia in the Monday night to early Tuesday morning time period, across west central Georgia Tuesday afternoon," the NWS said in a statement.

The rainfall may last through Thursday with moderate river flooding possible.

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