Severe Weather Expected

A Moderate Risk of Severe Thunderstorms is forecast for Wed (04/05)

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is likely Wednesday across much of the Southeast, continuing northward along and west of the Appalachians into the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. This will include supercell development with a risk for tornadoes, some of which will be strong and long-lived, particularly across the Southeast. Large to very large hail and damaging straight-line winds also appear likely.

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
650 PM EDT Sun Apr 2 2017

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North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes-
Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-
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Montgomery-Toombs-
650 PM EDT Sun Apr 2 2017

...Widespread Severe Storms Likely Monday...

A potent weather system is expected move out of the lower
Mississippi River valley tonight and into the local area through
Monday. All of North and Central Georgia will be affected by this
system with damaging winds...tornadoes and large hail the primary
hazards.

Timing...Storms will move into portions of West Central and North
Georgia including the Atlanta metro between 11am and 2pm and last
for several hours. For areas from Columbus to Macon...we can
expect the activity between 1pm and 4pm and finally Abbeville to
Dublin between 3pm and 7pm. These time periods are subject to
change slightly based on later guidance.

Hazards...

Damaging winds...A line of severe storms will push through the
area with damaging winds of 60 to 80 mph the primary threat. This
will down trees and powerlines in the storms path and precautions
should be made now to secure any light outdoor objects like lawn
furniture.

Tornadoes...Ahead of the main line...individual storms are likely
to develop...especially over west central portions including the
Columbus area. There is a risk for long track tornadoes of EF2
intensity or greater with these storms.

Hail...Hail as large as an inch and a half will be possible with
these storms as well...especially south of the I20 corridor.

Please take this time ahead of the storms to review your severe
weather plan and make sure your NOAA weather radio is operational.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
314 PM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017
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Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
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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-

314 PM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017

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

.DAY ONE…This Afternoon and Tonight…

Thunderstorms will increase across the area from west to east
this evening into tonight. Some thunderstorms will likely be
strong to severe. Damaging winds, large hail, and a few brief
tornadoes will be possible during the late evening into the
overnight hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday…
Thunderstorms will continue to exit central Georgia Friday
morning. The next chance for thunderstorms will be Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotters should be prepared for activation, especially during the
late evening and overnight hours tonight.

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
 

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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

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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

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