Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
southwestern Cobb County in north central Georgia
Douglas County in north central Georgia
southeastern Paulding County in northwest Georgia

* until 615 PM EDT

* at 518 PM EDT… National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter sized hail… and
damaging winds up to 60 mph. This storm was located near Lithia
Springs… moving southwest at 5 mph.

* Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to
Douglasville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

This is a dangerous storm. If you are in its path… prepare
immediately for damaging winds… destructive hail… and deadly cloud
to ground lightning. People outside should move to a shelter…
preferably inside a strong building and 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. You can also tweet your report using hashtag gawx.

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