Flash Flood Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

COBB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA NORTHERN HARALSON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA PAULDING COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA POLK COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA *

UNTIL 500 PM EDT SUNDAY *

AT 1050 AM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO THE WARNED AREA. INTENSE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IN ONE HOUR ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS. *

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO MARIETTA… KENNESAW…ACWORTH…DALLAS…BRASWELL…ROCKMART…ARAGON AND CEDARTOWN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES.

ADDITIONALLY…COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS…STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY…THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

IF YOU SEE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6. YOU CAN ALSO TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG GAWX. &&

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA

1125 AM EDT SUN MAY 19 2013

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

 

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

WESTERN COBB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

DOUGLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

NORTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

PAULDING COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

 

* UNTIL 1215 PM EDT

 

* AT 1122 AM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZED

HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED

ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HIRAM TO 10 MILES WEST OF DALLAS…

MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

 

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

POWDER SPRINGS…AUSTELL…LITHIA SPRINGS…VILLA RICA AND

DOUGLASVILLE.

 

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. YOU CAN ALSO TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG GAWX.

 

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