Tornado Watch

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 262
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1000 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

TORNADO WATCH 262 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

GAC011-013-015-045-047-055-057-059-063-067-077-085-089-097-105-
111-113-115-117-119-121-123-129-133-135-137-139-143-147-149-151-
157-181-187-195-199-211-213-217-219-221-223-227-233-241-247-255-
257-281-285-291-295-297-311-313-317-242200-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0262.170524T1400Z-170524T2200Z/

GA
. GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BANKS BARROW BARTOW
CARROLL CATOOSA CHATTOOGA
CHEROKEE CLARKE CLAYTON
COBB COWETA DAWSON
DEKALB DOUGLAS ELBERT
FANNIN FAYETTE FLOYD
FORSYTH FRANKLIN FULTON
GILMER GORDON GREENE
GWINNETT HABERSHAM HALL
HARALSON HART HEARD
HENRY JACKSON LINCOLN
LUMPKIN MADISON MERIWETHER
MORGAN MURRAY NEWTON
OCONEE OGLETHORPE PAULDING
PICKENS POLK RABUN
ROCKDALE SPALDING STEPHENS
TOWNS TROUP UNION
WALKER WALTON WHITE
WHITFIELD WILKES
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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

GAZ020-021-030>032-041-240115-
Polk GA-Cobb GA-Cherokee GA-Haralson GA-Bartow GA-Paulding GA-
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN POLK...COBB...
CHEROKEE...NORTHERN HARALSON...SOUTHEASTERN BARTOW AND PAULDING
COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

At 831 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Pine Log to near Cartersville to Van Wert to near
Mars Hills...and moving east at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning
           and heavy rain.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light...unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Marietta, Canton, Cartersville, Dallas, Buchanan, Smyrna, Kennesaw,
Woodstock, Acworth, Powder Springs, Holly Springs, Austell, Rockmart,
Hiram, Emerson, Ball Ground, White, Waleska, Braswell and Fair Oaks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

LAT...LON 3413 8489 3433 8474 3434 8426 3420 8431
      3417 8435 3413 8436 3411 8442 3400 8444
      3380 8463 3381 8472 3379 8473 3377 8485
      3381 8503 3382 8532
TIME...MOT...LOC 0031Z 279DEG 38KT 3432 8471 3413 8483 3399 8502 3382
8535

WIND...50MPH

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Flash Flood Watch

…Flash Flooding Possible Across Portions of North Central GA
Late Monday through Early Afternoon Wedneday…
GAZ021>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>075-078>084-089>096-102>107-
222100-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FF.A.0004.170523T0000Z-170524T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-
North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-
Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-
Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-
Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup-
Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Washington-
Glascock-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-Bibb-Twiggs-Wilkinson-
Muscogee-Chattahoochee-Marion-Schley-Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-
Stewart-Webster-Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-
Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,
Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin,
Milledgeville, Macon, Columbus, Warner Robins, Lumpkin, Americus,
and Cordele
447 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017
…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 portions of central Georgia…east
central Georgia…north central Georgia…northeast Georgia…
northwest Georgia and west central Georgia…including the
following areas…in central Georgia…Baldwin…Bibb…
Bleckley…Butts…Crawford…Crisp…Dooly…Houston…
Jasper…Jones…Monroe…Peach…Pulaski…Putnam…Twiggs
and Wilkinson. In east central Georgia…Glascock…Greene…
Hancock…Taliaferro…Warren…Washington and Wilkes. In
north central Georgia…Barrow…Cherokee…Clayton…Cobb…
DeKalb…Douglas…Fayette…Forsyth…Gwinnett…Hall…
Henry…Morgan…Newton…North Fulton…Rockdale…South
Fulton and Walton. In northeast Georgia…Banks…Clarke…
Jackson…Madison…Oconee and Oglethorpe. In northwest
Georgia…Carroll…Haralson…Paulding and Polk. In west
central Georgia…Chattahoochee…Coweta…Harris…Heard…
Lamar…Macon…Marion…Meriwether…Muscogee…Pike…
Schley…Spalding…Stewart…Sumter…Talbot…Taylor…
Troup…Upson and Webster.
* From this evening through Wednesday afternoon
* Abundant moisture combined with an upper level storm system will
lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms later today but
particularly overnight into early Tuesday and again late Tuesday
into early Wednesday. Heavy rain will be possible at times over
the watch area including higher rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
per hour. Portions of the watch area received 1 to 3 inches of
rainfall on Saturday into early Sunday making soils less
permeable to additional rainfall. Additional Rainfall amounts of
2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch area through Noon
Wednesday.
* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely,
especially in urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams and
rivers may overflow their banks.
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

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1030 AM EDT THU MAY 4 2017
 
GAZ021-030>033-041>044-052>056-066-067-041530-
Fayette GA-Coweta GA-Carroll GA-Troup GA-Heard GA-Meriwether GA-
Paulding GA-South Fulton GA-Polk GA-North Fulton GA-Douglas GA-
Cobb GA-Clayton GA-Cherokee GA-Haralson GA-Spalding GA-
1030 AM EDT THU MAY 4 2017
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FAYETTE...COWETA...EASTERN
CARROLL...NORTHERN TROUP...EASTERN HEARD...NORTHERN MERIWETHER...
PAULDING...SOUTH FULTON...NORTHEASTERN POLK...NORTH FULTON...
DOUGLAS...COBB...NORTHWESTERN CLAYTON...SOUTHWESTERN CHEROKEE...
EASTERN HARALSON AND SOUTHWESTERN SPALDING COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 AM
EDT...
 
At 1027 AM EDT...National Weather Service doppler radar
and surface observations indicated a wake low developing on the
western edge of the precipitation shield that extended along a line
extending from near Taylorsville to near Hillcrest. The wake low
will produce strong gusty winds of 35 to 45 mph. Numerous reports
of downed trees and power lines have already come in from many
locations in North Georgia.
 
  HAZARD...strong gusty winds 35 to 45 mph.
 
  IMPACT...Strong winds have developed behind a storm system. Expect
           an increased potential for downed trees and
           powerlines...along with blowing around of unsecured
           objects.
 
Some locations in the path of these storms include
Atlanta, Marietta, Newnan, Douglasville, Lagrange, Carrollton,
Canton, Fayetteville, Dallas, Franklin, Sandy Springs, Roswell,
Smyrna, Peachtree City, East Point, Kennesaw, Woodstock, Acworth,
Union City and Forest Park.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately.
 
LAT...LON 3407 8502 3409 8499 3408 8491 3408 8466
      3425 8465 3431 8454 3423 8435 3321 8443
      3305 8518
TIME...MOT...LOC 1427Z 266DEG 27KT 3415 8505 3315 8507
 
WIND...50MPH
 
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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
334 PM EDT Wed May 3 2017

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-030>035-041>045-040345-
/O.CON.KFFC.WI.Y.0008.170504T1200Z-170505T0000Z/
Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Fannin-Gilmer-Union-Towns-
Chattooga-Gordon-Pickens-Dawson-Lumpkin-White-Floyd-Bartow-
Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-
North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-
South Fulton-DeKalb-
Including the cities of Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome,
Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville,
Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, and Decatur
334 PM EDT Wed May 3 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

* Locations...Portions of north Georgia, general along and north
  of a line from Carrollton to Homer.

* Winds...east to southeast 15 to 25 MPH with gusts of 30 to 40
  MPH...except 40 to 45 MPH in the higher elevations of the
  mountains.

* Timing...From 8 AM until 8 PM EDT Thursday.

* Impacts...Strong winds will bring down large tree limbs and
  some weaker trees, especially with the saturated soils.
  Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around and driving may be
  difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 20 mph or higher
and wind gusts of 35 MPH or greater are expected. Winds this
strong can bring down large limbs and even whole weak or dead
trees as well as make driving difficult, especially for high-
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook – Storms Possible Thursday

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
337 PM EDT Wed May 3 2017

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-041945-
Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa-
Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta-
Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel-
Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson-
Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon-
Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray-
Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach-
Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton-
Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs-
Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren-
Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes-
Wilkinson-
337 PM EDT Wed May 3 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Isolated strong to possibly severe storms possible late tonight
across parts of west central Georgia.

Showers and thunderstorms will spread into western Georgia late
tonight. A few storms across west central Georgia could be strong
to possibly severe with the main threat being strong gusty winds.
The main threat area is west of a line from Hamilton to Americus
and generally after 3 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday...

A strong low pressure system will move into the Ohio Valley and
Tennessee Valley region Thursday and Thursday night...bringing
another round of strong to possibly severe thunderstorms. No
hazardous weather is expected Friday through Tuesday.



.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected through tonight.

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