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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
344 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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344 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

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

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
...A FEW COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE...

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED... THE MAIN THUNDERSTORM THREATS WILL BE
STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS... FREQUENT
LIGHTNING... LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND POSSIBLY SOME SMALL HAIL.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND AHEAD OF
A COLD FRONT THAT WILL PUSH ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN STALL ACROSS CENTRAL GEORGIA TONIGHT. AS THE FRONT PUSHES
THROUGH A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS... A FEW STORMS COULD BECOME
STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE DURING DAYTIME HEATING. THIS THREAT WILL
BE GREATEST ALONG AND SOUTH OF A CEDARTOWN TO GAINESVILLE LINE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

BEHIND A WEAK COLD FRONT... A DRIER AND MORE STABLE AIR MASS WILL
SETTLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA AND LESSON RAIN CHANCES THERE OVER THE
WEEKEND AND THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK. A STALLED
FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS CENTRAL GEORGIA WILL HELP PROVIDE A FOCUS
FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THERE OVER THE WEEKEND.
HOWEVER... SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED. THE WEAKENING FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO PUSH SOUTH OF THE AREA BY MONDAY... WITH A DRIER
NORTHERLY FLOW LESSONING RAIN CHANCES FOR ALL AREAS BY MONDAY.

BEHIND THE FRONT... A BRIEF RELIEF FROM THE HEAT IS EXPECTED AS
SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES GRADUALLY SPREAD FROM
NORTH GEORGIA ON FRIDAY INTO CENTRAL GEORGIA OVER THE WEEKEND. THE
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR CRITICAL HIGH HEAT INDICES ARE
EXPECTED TO RETURN TO MUCH OF THE AREA BY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY OF
NEXT WEEK.

.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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