HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- The remnants from Tropical Storm Lee are
pushing through the Atlanta area with drenching rain and high wind.
NASCAR only hopes the miserable weather is gone by Tuesday.
The Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was postponed
Sunday night when the outer bands of the storm doused the track
before the drivers could even start their engines. Given the gloomy
forecast, officials didn't even bother trying to hold the race on
That turned out to be a good call. Most of Georgia is under
tornado and flood watches.
The outlook for Tuesday's 11 a.m. start is much better, though
there's still a 30 percent chance of additional showers.
(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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