Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Paulding County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHWESTERN COBB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA NORTHEASTERN PAULDING COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 820 PM EDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZED HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF DALLAS… MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BURNT HICKORY RIDGE… CROSS ROADS… NEW HOPE AND LOST MOUNTAIN PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS… CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! REMEMBER… IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER… YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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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