Tornado watch in effect until 9 p.m.

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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.

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Freeze warning in effect for north Georgia tonight

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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.

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Flood watch in effect for north central and northeast Georgia

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Towns County weather

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.

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Tornado watch across north Georgia until 2 p.m. today

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Tornado Watch

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

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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.


$$


 

Wind Advisory

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.

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Winter storm watch for Dawson, White and Lumpkin counties Monday

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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.

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Brrr! Wind chill will drop into teens on Thursday rain, snow and sleet predicted for Friday

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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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Schools closed, wind chill advisory in effect

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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.

 

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Snow leads to school closings across north Georgia

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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Schools in Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties are closed today (Wednesday, Jan. 17). Lumpkin County 12-month staff is asked to report at 10 a.m. or when it is safe to do so.

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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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