Lightning Flashes as Storms Hit Atlanta Metro Area

Thunderstorms struck the Atlanta metropolitan region in Georgia through the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 4, causing flash floods in multiple areas, local media reported.

This footage was posted by Jessica Cox of Marietta, Georgia, shortly after 5 am and shows multiple flashes of lightning as rain pours down.

The thunderstorms would continue to impact north and central Georgia through Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. Credit: Jessica Cox via Storyful

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