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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
258 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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258 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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

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

A slow moving low pressure system will bring widespread rainfall
to the area this tonight into early Tuesday. Total rainfall
amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected with locally higher amounts
are possible, especially across northeast Georgia. Localized
flooding is possible and a Flood Watch has been issued for
portions of north and central Georgia through early Monday
afternoon.

Strong winds are expected tonight with east winds 15-25 mph
gusting up to 40 mph with higher gusts possible in the northern
higher elevations. Some trees could be downed with heavy rainfall
and wet soils. A Wind Advisory has been issued accordingly.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday...

Flooding potential could linger through Monday given continued
rain and runoff. Some storms could be strong in parts of the
south and east Monday afternoon. The main threats would be small
hail and lightning.

Several other disturbances could push across the area Thursday
through Saturday. There is still uncertainty on timing and
strength of these systems so please monitor future updates..

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated but spotters are encouraged to
report any damage or significant weather.

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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1051 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018


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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,
and Macon
1051 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Georgia...east central Georgia...north
  central Georgia...northeast Georgia...northwest Georgia and
  west central Georgia...including the following areas...in
  central Georgia...Baldwin...Bibb...Butts...Crawford...Jasper...
   Jones...Monroe...Peach and Putnam. In east central Georgia...
  Greene...Hancock...Taliaferro and Wilkes. In north central
  Georgia...Barrow...Cherokee...Clayton...Cobb...Dawson...
  DeKalb...Douglas...Fannin...Fayette...Forsyth...Gilmer...
  Gwinnett...Hall...Henry...Lumpkin...Morgan...Newton...North
  Fulton...Pickens...Rockdale...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. In west central Georgia...Coweta...Harris...Heard...
   Lamar...Macon...Meriwether...Pike...Spalding...Talbot...
  Taylor...Troup and Upson.

* Through Monday afternoon

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are are possible
  within the watch area. The highest rainfall amounts are expected
  across Northeast Georgia...with 3 to 4 inches likely.

* Even with somewhat dry soil conditions, rainfall this intense
  will likely lead to rises in creeks and rivers which may go
  out of their banks. High water will not recede until well
  after the rain has ended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1049 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018


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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, Macon, Columbus,
Warner Robins, Lumpkin, Americus, and Cordele
1049 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY...

* Locations...Much of north and central Georgia, west of an
  Athens to Abbeville line. Elevations above 2000ft will see
  even greater impacts.

* Winds...East winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 40 mph.
  Gusts to 45 mph likely at higher elevations.

* Timing...Tonight

* Impacts...With heavy rainfall during this time, some trees may
  be downed. 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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