Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... 
  northern Haralson County in northwestern Georgia... 
  Polk County in northwestern Georgia... 
  Paulding County in northwestern Georgia... 
  southeastern Floyd County in northwestern Georgia... 
  southwestern Bartow County in northwestern Georgia... 

* until 1000 PM EDT

* at 915 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located over Cedartown... 
  moving east at 40 mph.

  Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. 

  Source... radar indicated. 

  Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage 
           to roofs... siding... and trees. 

* Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to
  Cartersville... Dallas... Cedartown... Buchanan... Rockmart... Euharlee... 
  Hiram... Tallapoosa... Aragon... Cave Spring... Braswell... Taylorsville... 
  Yorkville... New Hope... Van Wert... Eubank Lake... Seney... New Georgia... 
  Fish Creek and Draketown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

If you see wind damage... hail or flooding... wait until the storm has
passed... and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8
6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet US your report at nwsatlanta.


Lat... Lon 3408 8538 3424 8483 3379 8473 3378 8484
      3379 8492 3381 8503 3381 8505 3380 8505
      3384 8538
time... Mot... loc 0115z 256deg 35kt 3398 8526 

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph

Severe Weather Potential

Via the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office:

The National Weather Service has issued and updated a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of North and Central Georgia.

A strong weather system will impact the area tonight through Friday. This system will have the potential to produce widespread heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms. Thunderstorms are expected to move into Georgia late this evening sometime between 9PM and midnight and will spread East overnight. Some of these storms will be severe. Storm Hazards include: Damaging Winds up to 65 MPH, Large Hail up to 1.5 inches in diameter and possibly an Isolated Tornado. Remain alert to rapidly changing weather conditions this evening and tonight. Monitor Local Media and/or NOAA Weather for later statements.

Wind Advisory

... Wind Advisory in effect from 1 am Wednesday to 1 am EST
Thursday... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 1 am Wednesday to 1 am EST
Thursday.

* Locations... north and central Georgia.

* Winds... southwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... 1 am Wednesday until 1 am Thursday... possibly longer
  for the higher elevations of north Georgia.

* Impacts... numerous trees may be downed due to the wet soils.
  Driving may become difficult and loose objects may also be
  blown around if not secured.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
20 mph... or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... 
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch
3:21 AM EST, 2/23,expires 6:00 PM EST, 2/24
… Flash Flood Watch in effect from this evening through Wednesday afternoon…
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for north and west central Georgia.
* From 6 PM today through 6 PM Wednesday
* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Wednesday… and locally higher amounts can be expected… particularly across the Atlanta Metro area and northeast Georgia mountains.
* Periods of heavy rain will combine with the already saturated conditions to allow large amounts of run off into nearby streams… creeks and rivers… and minor flooding is possible. Isolated flash flooding will also be possible if heavy rain repeatedly moves over the same area. Storm drains and ditches may become quickly clogged with debris and cause extensive street flooding and Road ponding.
Precautionary/preparedness actions…
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
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Special Weather Statement Updated 

Periods of light snow or flurries expected today across portions of West-Central Georgia.
Areas of light snow or flurries will increase across West-Central Georgia this morning including the Metro Atlanta areas.
For areas North of I-20 and I-85 a quick dusting to 1/2 inch of snow is possible. Especially over grassy and metal surfaces. In additions where the snow is more persistent and heavier secondary roads, bridges and overpasses could briefly become snow covered which may create a few slick spots throught the morning. 

Heavier snow accumulations are expected across North Georgia, north of a Rome to Canton line and in the mountains. 

Stay tuned to the latest forecasts for updates on this evolving Winter Weather Situation across North Georgia. 

Motorists and/or anyone with travel plans Tuesday should monitor forecasts closely and use extreme caution while driving. Reduce speeds, be aware of Black Ice forming on the roadway and allow yourself extra time to arrive at destinations. 
Instructions:

Stay tuned to the latest forecasts for updates and use extreme caution while driving on Tuesday.

Special Weather Statement

A cold air mass along with a series of upper level disturbances will increase the potential for snow showers or snow flurries on Tuesday across NorthWest and West-Central Georgia.

Accumulations of 1/2 to 1 inch will be possible across Dade, Walker, Chattooga and Floyd Counties.

A dusting to 1/2 inch is possible over the Atlanta Metro area. 

The best chance to see snow showers and accumulations will be between 10 AM and 10 PM Tuesday. 

Short bursts of heavier snow could accompany the showers by Tuesday afternoon which could quickly cover the ground and cause slick roads, especially bridges and overpasses. 

By Tuesday night areas of Black Ice could form where residual moisture freezes as temperatures fall well below freezing.

Stay tuned to the latest forecasts for updates on this evolving Winter Weather Situation across North Georgia. 

Motorists and/or anyone with travel plans Tuesday should monitor forecasts closely and use extreme caution while driving. Reduce speeds, be aware of Black Ice forming on the roadway and allow yourself extra time to arrive at destinations. 
Instructions:

Stay tuned to the latest forecasts for updates and use extreme caution while driving on Tuesday.

Winter Weather Advisory Continues

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 1 PM EST this
afternoon... 

* locations... generally along and north of a line from Franklin to
  Jackson to Warrenton.

* Hazards... black ice on roads and bridges.

* Timing... this morning.

* Temperatures... temperatures will remain below freezing this
  morning... however by afternoon most areas will see temperatures
  above freezing.

* Impacts... black ice on roads and bridges will create hazardous
  driving conditions.

* Winds... northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 to 40
  mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:45 am EST on January 22, 2016
The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Atlanta

**********************24 hour rainfall**********************

Location              24 hour     time/date   comments                   
                     rainfall           of 
                     /inches/   measurement

Georgia

... Baldwin County... 
   1 WNW Milledgeville   0.42   640 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Banks County... 
   Alto                  1.63   925 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Bartow County... 
   1 N Cartersville      1.15   620 am  1/22  co-op observer          
   Allatoona dam         0.46   912 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Carroll County... 
   1 N Carrollton        1.51   600 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Chattooga County... 
   1 S Summerville       1.18  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Clarke County... 
   1 S Winterville       1.52  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Clayton County... 
   Jonesboro             1.84   826 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Coweta County... 
   4 NE Newnan           2.01   817 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... De Kalb County... 
   2 NNE Doraville       1.79  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Floyd County... 
   1 ESE Rome            1.15   625 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Hall County... 
   2 WSW Gainesville     1.21   656 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Henry County... 
   Warner Robins         0.32  1150 PM  1/21  co-op observer          

... Johnson County... 
   Kite                  0.50  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Madison County... 
   6 SW Danielsville     1.37   812 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Marion County... 
   1 S Buena Vista       1.38  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Meriwether County... 
   Woodbury              1.59  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Monroe County... 
   1 E Juliette          1.19   801 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Murray County... 
   1 SSE Chatsworth      1.00   801 PM  1/21  co-op observer          

... Muscogee County... 
   Columbus stn #2       1.52  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Oglethorpe County... 
   1 NW Lexington        1.20   707 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Paulding County... 
   7 NE Dallas           1.41   851 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Polk County... 
   3 NE Cedartown        1.17  1027 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Sumter County... 
   2 NE plains           1.17   852 am  1/22  co-op observer          
   3 SW Americus         0.86   645 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Warren County... 
   2 E Warrenton         0.61   513 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Washington County... 
   1 ESE Sandersville    0.27   801 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... White County... 
   1 S Cleveland         1.51   645 am  1/22  co-op observer          
   3 W saute             1.35   852 am  1/22  co-op observer          

... Wilkes County... 
   2 ESE Washington      0.80   826 am  1/22  co-op observer

Wind Advisory

… Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM EST this evening…

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind
Advisory… which is in effect until 6 PM EST this evening.

* Locations… portions of north central Georgia.

* Winds… 15 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph.

* Timing… through this evening although there will be a lull by
mid afternoon.

* Shallow rooted trees may be downed more easily due to the very
saturated soils. Driving may become difficult… especially in
the higher terrain. Loose objects may also be blown around if
not secured.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
20 mph… or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult…
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Winter Weather Advisory

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 PM Friday to 7 PM EST
Saturday... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for accumulatling snow and ice... which is
in effect from 3 PM Friday to 7 PM EST Saturday.

* Locations... mainly north of a Carrollton to Jonesboro to
  Lexington line.

* Hazards... accumulating snow and ice.

* Timing... snow... sleet and freezing rain Friday afternoon will
  transition to snow Friday night and Saturday.

* Accumulations... 1 to 2 inches of snow and sleet. Up to one-tenth
  of an inch of ice. 

* Impacts... snow and sleet will result in hazardous driving
  conditions. Snow on trees and windy conditions may down a few
  trees and power lines resulting in some power outages.

* Winds... southeast 10 to 20 mph Friday with gusts to 40 mph.

* Temperatures... will drop to near freezing Friday and remain at
  or below freezing through Saturday. With the cold air
  aloft... snow may occur with temperatures above freezing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.