Via the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office:
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of North and Central Georgia until 11PM.
Isolated severe storms are expected this afternoon and evening across the area.
The main threat will be damaging winds, frequent cloud to ground lightning and small hail.
The threat of a tornado cannot be ruled out.
Timing and intensity remains uncertain, subsequent forecasts will refine this throughout the day.
Monitor local media and/or NOAA Weather for updates and later statements on this weather situation.
Stay aware of rapidly changing weather conditions, especially those that have outdoor activities planned this afternoon and evening. Monitor local media and/or NOAA Weather for updates and later statements.