The National Weather Service at Peachtree Corners has issued a Tornado Watch until 9 p.m. for much of north Georgia and the metro Atlanta area, including the counties of Dawson; Lumpkin; White; Bartow, Carroll; Catoosa; Chattahoochee; Chattooga; Cherokee; Clayton; Cobb; Coweta; Dade; DeKalb; Douglas; Fannin; Fayette; Floyd; Forsyth; Fulton; Gilmer; Gordon; Gwinnett; Hall; Haralson; Harris; Heard;Marion; Meriwether; Murray; Muscogee; Paulding; Pickens; Polk; Stewart; Talbot; Towns; Troup; Union; Walker; Webster and Whitfield.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree Corners has issued a freeze warning beginning at 11 p.m. today and lasting until 10 a.m. Friday for north central, northeast, northwest and west central Georgia for the following counties, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield, Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Chattooga, Gordon, Pickens, Floyd, Bartow, Cherokee, Forsyth, Hall, Polk, Paulding, Cobb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson, Carroll, Douglas, South Fulton, DeKalb, Heard, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton, Troup and Meriwether. The warning also includes the cities of Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesvile, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Newnan and Peachtree City.
Sub-freezing temperatures in the lower 30s are expected with temperatures falling as low as the 20 in higher elevations.
A flood watch was issued by the National Weather Service in Peachtree Corners at 4:06 a.m. today through 8 p.m for north central and northeast Georgia, including the counties of Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties as well as Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield, Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Chatooga, Gordon, Pickens, Floyd, Barrow, Cherokee, Forsyth, Hall, Banks, Jackson, Madison, Polk, Paulding, Cobb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Barrow, Haralson, Carroll, Douglas, South Fulton and DeKalb. Includes the cities of Cleveland, Dahlonega, Calhoun, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, and Decatur.
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 59 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER 725 AM EDT SUN APR 14 2019 TORNADO WATCH 59 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS GAC011-013-015-021-023-035-045-047-053-055-057-059-063-067-077- 079-081-083-085-089-093-097-111-113-115-117-121-123-129-135-139- 143-145-149-151-153-157-159-169-171-187-193-197-199-207-211-213- 215-217-219-223-225-227-231-233-235-237-247-249-255-259-261-263- 269-281-285-289-291-293-295-297-307-311-313-315-141800- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0059.190414T1125Z-190414T1800Z/ GA . GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BANKS BARROW BARTOW BIBB BLECKLEY BUTTS CARROLL CATOOSA CHATTAHOOCHEE CHATTOOGA CHEROKEE CLARKE CLAYTON COBB COWETA CRAWFORD CRISP DADE DAWSON DEKALB DOOLY DOUGLAS FANNIN FAYETTE FLOYD FORSYTH FULTON GILMER GORDON GWINNETT HALL HARALSON HARRIS HEARD HENRY HOUSTON JACKSON JASPER JONES LAMAR LUMPKIN MACON MARION MERIWETHER MONROE MORGAN MURRAY MUSCOGEE NEWTON OCONEE PAULDING PEACH PICKENS PIKE POLK PULASKI PUTNAM ROCKDALE SCHLEY SPALDING STEWART SUMTER TALBOT TAYLOR TOWNS TROUP TWIGGS UNION UPSON WALKER WALTON WEBSTER WHITE WHITFIELD WILCOX $$ ATTN...WFO...FFC...
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 358 AM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019 GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086- 089>098-102>113-150800- Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa- Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta- Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel- Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene- Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson- Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon- Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray- Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach- Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton- Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs- Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren- Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes- Wilkinson- 358 AM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight... Scattered severe storms are expected today as a strong storm system moves across the state. Damaging winds and a few tornadoes can be expected. The threat for severe weather will end this evening. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday... Another front will move across the state Thursday and Friday bringing another chance of thunderstorms to the area. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is requested for today and tonight across north and central Georgia. $$
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 330 AM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019 GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086- 089>098-102>113-141530- /O.CON.KFFC.WI.Y.0006.190414T0800Z-190415T0200Z/ Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Fannin-Gilmer-Union-Towns- Chattooga-Gordon-Pickens-Dawson-Lumpkin-White-Floyd-Bartow- Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb- North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes- Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton- Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton- Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup- Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Washington- Glascock-Jefferson-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-Bibb-Twiggs- Wilkinson-Johnson-Emanuel-Muscogee-Chattahoochee-Marion-Schley- Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-Laurens-Treutlen-Stewart-Webster- Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-Wilcox-Dodge-Telfair-Wheeler- Montgomery-Toombs- Including the cities of Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin, Milledgeville, Macon, Swainsboro, Columbus, Warner Robins, Dublin, Lumpkin, Americus, Cordele, and Vidalia 330 AM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...South 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * TIMING...4 AM to 10 PM Sunday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. If grounds are more saturated from rain, then trees will be more prone to being knocked down or uprooted. A few power outages may result. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 20 mph...or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 236 PM EST Sun Jan 27 2019 Counties include: Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Fannin-Gilmer-Union-Towns- Chattooga-Gordon-Pickens-Dawson-Lumpkin-White-Floyd-Bartow- Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Polk-Paulding-Cobb-North Fulton-Gwinnett- Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Heard-Coweta-Fayette- Clayton- Including the cities of Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Newnan, and Peachtree City 236 PM EST Sun Jan 27 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Snow possible. Total snow accumulations of up to 2 inches, with locally higher amounts possible in the higher terrain of northern Georgia. * WHERE...Mainly along and north of a line from Franklin to Jonesboro to Gainesville. * WHEN...From late Monday night through Tuesday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook today at 5:23 a.m. for the following counties Dawson, White, Lumpkin, Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Bibb, Bleckley, Butts, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattahoochee, Chattooga, Cherokee-Clarke, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta,Crawford, Crisp, Dade, DeKalb, Dodge, Dooly, Douglas, Emanuel-, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Glascock, Gordon, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall-Hancock, Haralson, Harris, Heard, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Laurens, Macon, Madison, Marion, Meriwether, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Murray, Muscogee, Newton, North Fulton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Peach, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Rockdale, Schley, South Fulton, Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Taylor, Telfair, Toombs, Towns, Treutlen, Troup, Twiggs, Union, Upson, Walker, Walton, Warren, Washington, Webster, Wheeler, Whitfield, Wilcox, Wilkes and Wilkinson.
Colder air is filtering in today with a frontal passage. Winds will stay up through the night tonight resulting in wind chill values in the teens to low 20s Thursday AM. Bundle up!!
A Wind Advisory is in effect through tonight for strong, gusty winds across mainly the higher elevations of the north Georgia mountains. Wind gusts of 35 to 40 MPH are possible.
Another storm system will bring a wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet to the north Georgia mountains Friday night and into the weekend. There is still much uncertainty with this system so please monitor updates.
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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — The National Weather Service has extended its wind chill advisory through 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Some north Georgia schools and universities will close today or change schedules due to the inclement weather.
Dawson County schools will be closed today and will treat the day as an online learning day. All staff should report at 9:30 a.m. if safe to do so.
Lumpkin County schools will be closed today. Staff should report at 9:30 a.m. if safe to do so.
White County schools will be closed.
Truett McConnell University will delay opening until 10 a.m. Thursday.
The University of North Georgia Dahlonega campus will resume normal operations today. All other UNG campuses will open at 11 a.m. The administration is evaluating the weather situation and will re-evaluate the weather and road conditions throughout Wednesday evening.
A wind chill advisory remains in effect until 10 a.m. today for the following counties: Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield, Murray, Chattooga, Gordon, Floyd, Bartow, Cherokee, Forsyth, Hall, Polk, Paulding, Cobb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson, Carroll, Douglas, South Fulton, DeKalb, Rockdale, Heard, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton, Spalding, Henry, Troup, Meriwether, Pike and Harris.
* WHAT — Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to drop to between 5 above zero and 5 below zero overnight.
* WHERE — Portions of north central, northwest and west central Georgia.
* WHEN — Until 10 a.m. EST Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS — Due to the snowfall that has occurred, roads will remain icy and treacherous as temperatures remain below freezing the remainder of today through Thursday morning. If you must drive, use extreme caution. The cold wind chills may cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS — A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.
The closings follow a winter weather advisory issued today by the National Weather Service that remains in effect until 4 p.m. in the following counties, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Banks, Jackson, Madison, Barrow, Clarke, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Wilkes, Walton, Newton, Morgan, Greene, Taliaferro, Butts, Jasper, Putnam, Hancock, Warren, Upson, Lamar, Monroe, Jones, Baldwin, Washington, Glascock, Jefferson, Talbot, Taylor, Crawford, Bibb, Twiggs, Wilkinson, Johnson, Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Marion, Schley, Macon, Peach, Houston, Bleckley, Laurens, Stewart, Webster, Sumter, Dooly, Crisp, Pulaski, Wilcox, and Dodge.
* WHAT — Occasional light snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch are expected.
* WHERE — Much of middle and east central Georgia.
* WHEN — Until 4 p.m. this afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Roads will likely become hazardous later today as temperatures continue to fall below freezing.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
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