The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm watch for metro Atlanta and north Georgia until 5 p.m., with a tornado watch in effect in Alabama.
Residents can expect showers, heavy wind and isolated tornadoes closer to the state border during the afternoon.
It is the second day of severe storm activity for the state, with a tornado leading to the death of a man in Douglasville on Monday.
A tornado touched down near downtown Atlanta on Monday, with winds reaching speeds of 90 mph.
Friends identified him, with one person describing him as “a kind human being” who was “always friendly.”
“You couldn’t ask for a better friend,” Carolyn Brock told reporters.
Georgia has been weathering significant storm activity that has covered much of the South, with Tuesday predicted to see severe storms and tornadoes in Louisiana, Georgia and Alabama.