Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
southwestern Cherokee County in north central Georgia
Cobb County in north central Georgia
eastern Paulding County in northwest Georgia

* until 830 am EST

* at 740 am EST… 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 Acworth to Dallas to 9 miles southwest
of Dallas… moving east at 60 mph.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Doppler radar has indicated rotation within this storm. Although
current data does not indicate the existence of a tornado… a tornado
may still develop. If a tornado is spotted… act quickly and move to
a place of safety inside a sturdy structure… such as a basement or
small interior room.

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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