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.

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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

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