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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
114 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-201715-
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-
114 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

...SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON...

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TODAY.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL. STORMS WILL ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE A FEW TORNADOES. THE MOST LIKELY TIMING IS BEFORE 8PM. THE
MOST LIKELY LOCATION FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE EAST OF A LINE FROM
COLUMBUS TO ATLANTA TO DAWSONVILLE TO GAINESVILLE.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT. OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING. IN ADDITION...A FEW RIVERS AND
CREEKS MAY BEGIN TO FLOW OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY ACROSS EASTERN
PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA...MONDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AND
AGAIN SATURDAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS REQUESTED AND SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
SUBMIT REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER THROUGH THE WEB BY GOING TO
WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
112 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

GAZ022-033-191745-
FORSYTH GA-NORTH FULTON GA-
112 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR AN ENHANCED RISK OF BRIEF
TORNADOES AND 40 MPH WINDS IN FORSYTH AND NORTH FULTON COUNTIES UNTIL
145 PM EDT...

AT 111 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SEVERAL STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
ROSWELL TO SANDY SPRINGS...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

THESE STORMS HAVE EXHIBITED AREAS OF LOCALIZED...WEAK ROTATION...BUT
NOTHING STRONG ENOUGH TO INDICATE THE PRESENCE OF A TORNADO AT 111
PM EDT.  STILL...THE ENVIRONMENT SUGGESTS AN ENHANCED RISK OF A
BRIEF...GENERALLY WEAK... TORNADO FORMING. WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE AS THE LINE MOVES ACROSS FORSYTH AND NORTH FULTON
COUNTIES THROUGH 145 PM EDT.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
CUMMING...SANDY SPRINGS...ROSWELL...JOHNS CREEK...ALPHARETTA...DULUTH
AND BROOKWOOD.

EVERYONE IN THIS AREA IS URGED TO REMAIN INDOORS AND BE ALERT TO THE
POSSIBILITY OF LOCALIZED WIND DAMAGE AND WEAK TORNADOES THAT FORM AND
DISSIPATE RAPIDLY. ONCE THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVES EAST OF YOUR
AREA...THE RISK OF TORNADO FORMATION WILL DECREASE SIGNIFICANTLY.

STORMS EMBEDDED WITHIN A TROPICAL RAINBAND HAVE EXHIBITED
LOCALIZED...WEAK ROTATION...BUT NOTHING SIGNIFICANT ENOUGH TO
INDICATE THE PRESENCE OF A TORNADO AT 111 PM EDT. STILL...THE
ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THIS RAINBAND SUGGESTS AN ENHANCED RISK OF A
BRIEF...GENERALLY WEAK TORNADO FORMING AS THE BAND MOVES ACROSS.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
CUMMING...SANDY SPRINGS...ROSWELL...JOHNS CREEK...ALPHARETTA...DULUTH
AND BROOKWOOD.

RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE URGED TO REMAIN INDOORS AND BE ATTENTIVE
TO THE POSSIBILITY OF LOCALIZED WIND DAMAGE AND WEAK TORNADOES THAT
FORM AND DISSIPATE RAPIDLY.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT. CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...WEATHER.GOV OR OTHER MEDIA OUTLETS FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS OR
POSSIBLE WARNINGS ON THESE STORMS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM EDT FOR NORTH CENTRAL
GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3403 8414 3403 8416 3402 8418 3397 8433
      3397 8434 3395 8439 3397 8439 3398 8438
      3399 8438 3407 8436 3423 8405
TIME...MOT...LOC 1711Z 228DEG 17KT 3405 8433 3395 8438

$$



Tornado Watch

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCHES 78/79
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
107 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

GAC009-011-013-021-023-035-057-059-063-067-079-081-085-089-091-
093-113-117-121-125-133-135-139-141-151-153-157-159-163-167-169-
171-175-193-195-197-207-211-217-219-221-225-227-231-235-237-247-
249-255-259-261-263-265-269-289-293-297-301-303-307-315-317-319-
191900-
/O.CON.KFFC.TO.A.0078.000000T0000Z-150419T1900Z/

TORNADO WATCH 78 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 63 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL GEORGIA

BALDWIN               BIBB                  BLECKLEY
BUTTS                 CRAWFORD              CRISP
DODGE                 DOOLY                 HOUSTON
JASPER                JONES                 LAURENS
MONROE                PEACH                 PULASKI
PUTNAM                TWIGGS                WILCOX
WILKINSON

IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA

GLASCOCK              GREENE                HANCOCK
JEFFERSON             JOHNSON               TALIAFERRO
WARREN                WASHINGTON            WILKES

IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

BARROW                CHEROKEE              CLAYTON
COBB                  DAWSON                DEKALB
FAYETTE               FORSYTH               FULTON
GWINNETT              HALL                  HENRY
MORGAN                NEWTON                PICKENS
ROCKDALE              WALTON

IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA

BANKS                 CLARKE                JACKSON
MADISON               OCONEE                OGLETHORPE

IN WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA

LAMAR                 MACON                 MARION
PIKE                  SCHLEY                SPALDING
STEWART               SUMTER                TALBOT
TAYLOR                UPSON                 WEBSTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ABBEVILLE...AMERICUS...ATLANTA...
BARNESVILLE...BUENA VISTA...BUTLER...COCHRAN...COMER...COMMERCE...
CONYERS...CORDELE...COVINGTON...CRAWFORD...CRAWFORDVILLE...
CUMMING...DAWSONVILLE...DECATUR...DUBLIN...EASTMAN...EATONTON...
ELLAVILLE...FORSYTH...FORT VALLEY...GAINESVILLE...GIBSON...GRAY...
GREENSBORO...GRIFFIN...HAWKINSVILLE...HOMER...JACKSON...JASPER...
JEFFERSONVILLE...LAWRENCEVILLE...LOUISVILLE...MACON...MADISON...
MARIETTA...MILLEDGEVILLE...MONROE...MONTEZUMA...MONTICELLO...
PEACHTREE CITY...PRESTON...RICHLAND...RIVERDALE...ROBERTA...
SANDERSVILLE...SPARTA...STOCKBRIDGE...TALBOTTON...THOMASTON...
TOOMSBORO...VIENNA...WARNER ROBINS...WARRENTON...WASHINGTON...
WATKINSVILLE...WINDER...WINTERVILLE...WOODSTOCK...
WRIGHTSVILLE AND ZEBULON.

$$




Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
801 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT...

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-200600-
/O.NEW.KFFC.FF.A.0002.150419T1201Z-150420T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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...VIDALIA
801 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LEAD TO
  WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. WHEN COMBINED WITH
  RECENTLY SATURATED GROUNDS...FLOODING WILL BE LIKELY FOR ALREADY
  SWOLLEN RIVERS ACROSS THE AREA. IN ADDITION TO THE RIVER
  FLOODING...ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL HEAVY
  RAINFALL OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS.

* FLOODING OF LOW LYING...POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS LIKELY...ALONG
  WITH THE POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING OF SEVERAL FLOOD PRONE RIVERS
  AND STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY
DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$



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