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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1045 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-051000-
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-
1045 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE...
...A FEW SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY TONIGHT...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF NORTH GEORGIA...

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...
THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE STRONG TO POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS...
FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND POSSIBLY SOME SMALL HAIL.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING ALONG AREA STREAMS...
CREEKS AND FLOOD PRONE LOW LYING AREAS.

DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF UPPER DISTURBANCES WILL INTERACT WITH A MOIST AND
UNSTABLE AIR MASS TO PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT. A FEW STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE
ANYTIME INTO EARLY EVENING...AND SHOULD GREATLY DIMINISH BY 10 PM
THIS EVENING. THE MORE FAVORABLE LOCATION FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE
MAINLY ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA AS STRONG
STORMS MOVE EAST FROM ALABAMA. TRAINING OF STORMS OVER ALREADY
SATURATED GROUNDS IS LIKELY AND WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

THE GREATEST RISK FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SUNDAY AND MONDAY...
AND A FEW STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE...MAINLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. A SLIGHTLY LOWER CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP FOR TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AS
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE DEEP SOUTH.

.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.

$$



Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1019 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015


GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>045-047-042230-
/O.CON.KFFC.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
/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-WALTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...
ROME...CARTERSVILLE...GAINESVILLE...MARIETTA...ATLANTA...
LAWRENCEVILLE...ATHENS...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...
DECATUR
1019 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  NORTHEAST GEORGIA AND NORTHWEST GEORGIA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...WILKES. IN NORTH
  CENTRAL GEORGIA...BARROW...CHEROKEE...COBB...DAWSON...DEKALB...
   DOUGLAS...FANNIN...FORSYTH...GILMER...GWINNETT...HALL...
  LUMPKIN...NORTH FULTON...PICKENS...SOUTH FULTON...UNION AND
  WALTON. IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...BANKS...CLARKE...JACKSON...
  MADISON...OCONEE...OGLETHORPE...TOWNS AND WHITE. IN NORTHWEST
  GEORGIA...BARTOW...CARROLL...CATOOSA...CHATTOOGA...DADE...
  FLOYD...GORDON...HARALSON...MURRAY...PAULDING...POLK...WALKER
  AND WHITFIELD.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL
  GEORGIA THROUGH TONIGHT AND INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH SUNDAY
  EVENING WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* SATURATED SOILS FROM RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS ALONG
  WITH THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL EXPECTED MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING
  OF ROADWAYS AND ESPECIALLY AROUND CREEKS...SMALL STREAMS...LOW
  LYING AND URBAN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN!

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

&&

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1003 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia...

  Big Creek near Alpharetta affecting Forsyth and Fulton Counties


GAC117-121-050403-
/O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-150706T0430Z/
/APHG1.1.ER.150704T1145Z.150704T1800Z.150705T2230Z.NO/
1003 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Big Creek near Alpharetta.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 945AM Saturday the stage was 7.4 feet...and
  rising quickly.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 8.8 feet this afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage Sunday evening.
* At 7.0 feet...Flood Stage is reached.  Minor flooding of woodlands
  and fields begin along the creek between Cumming in Forsyth
  County...to Alpharetta and Roswell in North Fulton County.
  Flooding starts to effect portions of The Big Creek Greenway near
  Alpharetta and some portions may become closed with around one foot
  of water...especially upstream and downstream from the gage on
  Kimball Bridge Road and near Rock Hill Park. Portions of the YMCA
  Campground off Preston Ridge Road will begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3410 8425 3410 8420 3404 8425 3402 8430
      3404 8433 3407 8427

$$





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