Severe Thunderstorm Warning

***UPDATE*** This Warning is now effective until 9:30PM


BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
814 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northern Paulding County in northwestern Georgia...
Cherokee County in north central Georgia...
Western Forsyth County in north central Georgia...
Northern Cobb County in north central Georgia...
Southern Floyd County in northwestern Georgia...
South central Dawson County in north central Georgia...
Northeastern Fulton County in north central Georgia...
Polk County in northwestern Georgia...
Bartow County in northwestern Georgia...

* Until 900 PM EDT

* At 812 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located extending from
near Hightower to near Canton to near Taylorsville to near Forney,
moving southeast at 50 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated, plus multiple reports of very strong
winds knocking down trees and powerlines across northwest
Georgia.

IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Marietta, Rome, Canton, Cartersville, Dallas, Cedartown, Cumming,
Sandy Springs, Roswell, Alpharetta, Milton, Kennesaw, Woodstock,
Acworth, Holly Springs, Rockmart, Euharlee, Emerson, Ball Ground
and Aragon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread
wind damage across portions of north Georgia in the last hour. SEEK
SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows!

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 3429 8538 3422 8524 3438 8456 3438 8444
3435 8414 3417 8406 3394 8448 3391 8495
3392 8539 3428 8546
TIME...MOT...LOC 0012Z 314DEG 42KT 3434 8418 3424 8455 3414 8503 3414
8546

HAIL...0.88IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect for the majority of North Georgia including Paulding County until 11pm tonight.
 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 76
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
330 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017
 

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 76 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
 

GAC011-013-015-047-055-057-059-063-067-083-085-089-097-105-111-
115-117-119-121-123-129-133-135-137-139-147-151-157-187-195-211-
213-217-219-221-223-227-233-241-247-257-265-281-291-295-297-311-
313-317-220300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0076.170321T1930Z-170322T0300Z/
 
GA
.    GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
 
BANKS                BARROW              BARTOW
CATOOSA              CHATTOOGA           CHEROKEE
CLARKE               CLAYTON             COBB
DADE                 DAWSON              DEKALB
DOUGLAS              ELBERT              FANNIN
FLOYD                FORSYTH             FRANKLIN
FULTON               GILMER              GORDON
GREENE               GWINNETT            HABERSHAM
HALL                 HART                HENRY
JACKSON              LUMPKIN             MADISON
MORGAN               MURRAY              NEWTON
OCONEE               OGLETHORPE          PAULDING
PICKENS              POLK                RABUN
ROCKDALE             STEPHENS            TALIAFERRO
TOWNS                UNION               WALKER
WALTON               WHITE               WHITFIELD
WILKES

$$


SUMMARY...Strong to severe Thunderstorms are expected to develop across the watch area this afternoon and spread southeastward through the early evening.  Large hail is the main threat, but an increasing risk of damaging winds will also develop by late afternoon.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles north and south of a line from 60 miles south southwest of Clarksville TN to 20 miles southeast of Anderson SC.

For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes.

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...Updated
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1200 PM EDT Tue Mar 21 2017

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-221115-
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-
1200 PM EDT Tue Mar 21 2017

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

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

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are likely across portions
of north Georgia this afternoon through the evening hours. A few of
these storms could produce large hail and damaging winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

There is a chance of thunderstorms across north Georgia Saturday
through Sunday.

Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged
to submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to
weather.gov/atlanta.

$$

Wind Advisory and Freeze Warning

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 8 PM 
EDT this evening...  
... Freeze warning in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 am EDT 
Wednesday... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
freeze warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to
11 am EDT Wednesday.

* Temperatures... lower to mid 20s across north Georgia with mid 20s
  to lower 30s across central Georgia.

* Locations... north and central Georgia.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to near 30 mph. Wind
  gusts of 35 to 40 mph are possible in the higher elevations of the
  mountains. 


* Timing... mid-morning through early evening today for the Wind
  Advisory. Late this evening through late Wednesday morning for the
  freeze warning. 


* Impacts... strong winds will bring down large tree limbs and
  possibly some weaker trees, especially with the saturated soils.
  Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around. The freezing
  temperatures will threaten any vegetation that has budded early due
  to the warm winter we have been experiencing. 

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph are 
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially 
for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive
vegetation. 

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
512 PM EST TUE MAR 7 2017

GAZ012-013-019>021-030>032-041-072245-
Polk GA-Cobb GA-Cherokee GA-Gordon GA-Haralson GA-Bartow GA-
Pickens GA-Paulding GA-Floyd GA-
512 PM EST TUE MAR 7 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POLK…NORTHWESTERN COBB…
CHEROKEE…SOUTHEASTERN GORDON…NORTHERN HARALSON…BARTOW…
SOUTHERN PICKENS…PAULDING AND SOUTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 545
PM EST…

At 511 PM EST…a line of strong thunderstorms was extending from
Folsom to near Seney to near Borden Springs…and moving east at 40
mph.

HAZARD…Up to 40 mph wind…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
Canton, Cartersville, Dallas, Cedartown, Kennesaw, Woodstock,
Acworth, Holly Springs, Adairsville, Rockmart, Euharlee, Hiram,
Emerson, Ball Ground, Nelson, Aragon, White, Waleska, Kingston and
Braswell.

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 3410 8514 3444 8476 3444 8426 3438 8426
3409 8445 3385 8483 3387 8538 3396 8540
TIME…MOT…LOC 2211Z 271DEG 37KT 3438 8485 3411 8507 3390 8543

WIND…40MPH

$$

Freeze Warning

... Freeze warning in effect from midnight tonight to 9 am EST
Saturday... 

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a
freeze warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 am
EST Saturday.

* Locations... north and most of central Georgia.

* Temperatures... upper 20s to around freezing.

* Timing... midnight tonight to early Saturday morning.

* Impacts... freezing temperatures may kill sensitive plants left
  outdoors.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
GAC045-097-143-223-020000-
/O.NEW.KFFC.SV.W.0046.170301T2320Z-170302T0000Z/

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
620 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southern Paulding County in northwestern Georgia…
Northern Carroll County in northwestern Georgia…
Haralson County in northwestern Georgia…
Northwestern Douglas County in north central Georgia…

* Until 700 PM EST

* At 617 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located extending from 7
miles west of Buchanan  to Edwardsville Alabama, moving east at 55
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.

* Locations impacted include…
Douglasville, Carrollton, Dallas, Buchanan, Villa Rica, Bremen,
Temple, Hiram, Tallapoosa, Mount Zion, Waco, Yorkville, Eubank
Lake, Bowdon Junction, Brownsville, Abilene, Draketown, Winston,
Lake Val-Do-Mar and Felton.

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.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 PM EST for northwestern
Georgia.

LAT…LON 3390 8529 3390 8522 3391 8521 3391 8505
3392 8505 3395 8475 3377 8472 3358 8496
3364 8534 3389 8539
TIME…MOT…LOC 2317Z 264DEG 48KT 3387 8537 3380 8539 3372 8550

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

$$

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
530 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

GAZ019-020-030-031-012300-
Polk GA-Bartow GA-Paulding GA-Floyd GA-
530 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN POLK…SOUTHWESTERN BARTOW…NORTHERN PAULDING AND SOUTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EST…

 At 530 PM EST…a strong thunderstorm was near Cedartown…moving east at 50 mph.

   HAZARD…40 to 50 mph wind…up to penny sized hail and frequent cloud to ground lightning.

   IMPACT…Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light…unsecured objects.

 Some locations in the path of this storm include Cedartown, Rockmart, Euharlee, Aragon, Cave Spring, Kingston, Taylorsville, Seney, Fish Creek, Stilesboro and Lindale.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder…you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

LAT…LON 3396 8533 3413 8539 3425 8492 3405 8484 TIME…MOT…LOC 2230Z 249DEG 42KT 3407 8527

HAIL…0.75IN
WIND…50MPH

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 60

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

445 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 60 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EST

FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

GAC011-013-045-059-063-067-077-089-097-113-117-121-135-139-143-

149-151-157-195-199-217-219-223-231-247-255-285-297-020300-

/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0060.170301T2145Z-170302T0300Z/

GA

.    GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BANKS                BARROW              CARROLL

CLARKE               CLAYTON             COBB

COWETA               DEKALB              DOUGLAS

FAYETTE              FORSYTH             FULTON

GWINNETT             HALL                HARALSON

HEARD                HENRY               JACKSON

MADISON              MERIWETHER          NEWTON

OCONEE               PAULDING            PIKE

ROCKDALE             SPALDING            TROUP

WALTON

$$

ATTN…WFO…BMX…FFC…

Tornado Watch

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED 

Tornado Watch Number 57 

NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 

1150 AM CST Wed Mar 1 2017 

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a 

* Tornado Watch for portions of Northern and Central Alabama Northern Georgia Central and Northeast Mississippi Extreme Western North Carolina Southeast Tennessee 

* Effective this Wednesday morning and evening from 1150 AM until 600 PM CST. 

* Primary threats include… A few tornadoes likely Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible 

SUMMARY…Thunderstorms will slowly intensify this afternoon along a boundary extending from northern MS into southeast TN, and spread across the watch area. Large hail and isolated tornadoes are the main threats with these storms. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles southwest of Greenwood MS to 65 miles east of Chattanooga TN. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7). 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… REMEMBER…A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. &&

 OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 55…WW 56… AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector 25035. …Hart