Lightning Advisory

…Significant weather advisory for excessive lightning in Paulding…Cobb…DeKalb…Douglas…Clayton and Fulton counties until 345 PM EDT…

At 308 PM EDT…National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm over Sweetwater Creek State Park…moving east at 15 mph.

These storms have the potential to produce pea sized hail…frequent cloud to ground lightning and wind gusts to 40 mph as they move across Paulding…Cobb…DeKalb…Douglas…Clayton and Fulton counties through 345 PM EDT. Some locations in the path of these storms include Campbellton…Fairburn…Bill Arp…Winston… Douglasville…Chapel HIll…Brownsville…Hiram…Union City… Sweetwater Creek State Park…Lithia Springs…Powder Springs… Austell…Sandtown and Mableton. Heavy downpours will cause ponding of water on roadways.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… northeastern Carroll County in northwest Georgia southwestern Paulding County in northwest Georgia

* until 415 PM EDT

* at 325 PM EDT…National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter sized hail…and damaging winds up to 60 mph. This storm was located 14 miles southwest of Dallas…moving east at 5 mph.

* Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Union and New Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

In addition to large hail and damaging winds…continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately! Remember…if you can hear thunder…you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

357 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.Day One…this afternoon and tonight…

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across much of Georgia this afternoon and evening. Storms will have the potential to become strong producing gusty
winds…frequent lightning strikes and locally heavy rainfall.
.Days Two through Seven…Sunday through Friday…

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected again on Sunday. A few storms may become strong. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected through the remainder of the forecast period with mainly a diurnal pattern.

.Spotter Information Statement…

Spotter activation is not expected through tonight.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Cobb County in north central Georgia southeastern Bartow County in northwest Georgia northeastern Paulding County in northwest Georgia

* until 415 PM EDT

* at 322 PM EDT…National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter sized hail…and damaging winds up to 60 mph. This storm was located near Emerson…moving southeast at 15 mph.

* Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Acworth…Kennesaw…Powder Springs and Marietta.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

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 3422 8480 3411 8466 3408 8466 3408 8462 3396 8445 3380 8465 3380 8468 3407 8493 3408 8493 3409 8496 time…Mot…loc 1923z 317deg 14kt 3409 8480