Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
423 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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423 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND ALL OF CENTRAL
GA THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue into early
afternoon. Heavy rainfall, including rainfall rates of 1 to 2
inches per hour, and occasional lightning will be the primary
hazards initially. Total rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will
be possible..with higher confidence along and south of Interstate
20.

Along with the heavy rain...an isolated severe thunderstorm threat
will emerge from daybreak through early afternoon mainly along and
south of a Columbus to Milledgeville line. Strong winds and the
threat of brief tornadoes will be the main concerns.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

A small break in widespread storm coverage is expected through
this evening before additional thunderstorms develop overnight
and continue through Wednesday afternoon. Some strong to isolated
severe thunderstorms will be possible with damaging winds, hail,
and heavy rainfall being the primary threats although isolated
tornadoes will also be possible. Total rainfall amounts forecast
through Wednesday will average 1 to 3 inches with some isolated 4
inch totals...especially across portions of Central Georgia.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged
to submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to
weather.gov/atlanta.

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