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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1248 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017



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Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Cobb-North Fulton-Gwinnett-
Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-
Walton-Newton-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton-Henry-
Including the cities of Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta,
Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,
Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, and Peachtree City
1248 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* Locations...Much of North Georgia including the Atlanta metro.

* Winds...Southwest winds will increase to 15 to 20 mph with
  higher gusts during the late afternoon. This evening, winds
  will shift to the northwest behind a cold front with speeds
  increasing to 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 mph.

* Timing...Until 7 AM Sunday.

* Impacts...Strong winds will bring down large tree limbs and
  some weaker trees. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1204 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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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-
1204 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

...Wind Advisory In Effect For North and Most of Central
Georgia...

A strong cold front will cross the area later this evening into
tonight. Ahead of the front, showers and a few thunderstorms are
possible mainly across far northern Georgia. Although, severe
thunderstorms are not anticipated, a few strong storms are
possible.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for much of northern Georgia...mainly
along and north of a line from Heard to Newton to Madison
Counties. Southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph will shift to the
northwest behind a cold front. Gusts between 30 and 40 mph
possible, especially in the higher elevations of northern Georgia.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Much colder air will filter in behind the front and a Freeze Watch
or Warning may be needed for Sunday night into Monday morning.

Otherwise, no other hazardous weather is expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
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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-Haralson-Carroll-
Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton-Newton-Heard-Coweta-
Fayette-Clayton-Henry-

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
331 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING
FOR PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO STRONG WINDS...

Sustained winds of 20 to 25 MPH can be expected along with gusts
of 30 MPH. Gusts may reach as high as 40 mph in the mountains. Relative
Humidities will remain high at 50 to 60 percent.

With dry fuels, high fire danger conditions can be expected.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities
concerning whether your may burn outdoors.  If you do burn
outside, use extreme caution.

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