Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Update: Reports of hail in Buchanan

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 291 remains in effect until 1100 am EDT

.    Georgia counties included are

Butts                Carroll             Clayton             
Cobb                 Coweta              DeKalb              
Douglas              Fayette             Fulton              
Haralson             heard               Henry               
Lamar                Meriwether          Newton              
Paulding             Pike                Polk                
Rockdale             Spalding            Troup               

... Significant weather advisory for northern Cobb... Cherokee... 
southeastern Bartow and northeastern Paulding counties until 545 am

At 516 am EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from white to near Emerson to Braswell... and moving
northeast at 50 mph.

  Hazard... 40 to 50 mph wind... frequent cloud to ground lightning 
           and heavy rain. 

  Impact... expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of 
           light... unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary 
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. 

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Marietta, Canton, Cartersville, Kennesaw, Woodstock, Acworth, Holly
Springs, Emerson, Ball Ground, white, Waleska, Braswell, Buffington,
Hickory Flat, Burnt Hickory ridge, Kellogg Creek, Red Top Mountain
State Park, Cross Roads, due west and Sandy Plains.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to

Lat... Lon 3413 8479 3428 8480 3434 8439 3420 8434
      3411 8439 3411 8442 3407 8442 3394 8450
      3396 8496
time... Mot... loc 0916z 243deg 43kt 3430 8478 3416 8475 3398 8493 

Wind... 50mph

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