Masthead 1

LOCAL WEATHER

SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE

 

Weather Update

Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 3:10 pm EST

Event:

Winter Storm Warning

Alert:

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST

SATURDAY...

 

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND 0.10 TO 0.25 INCHES

OF ICE.

 

* LOCATIONS...FAR NORTH GEORGIA OUTSIDE OF THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA

MOUNTAINS BUT NORTH OF A LINE FROM SUMMERVILLE TO JASPER TO

HOMER.

 

* HAZARD TYPES...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE

THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

 

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT THROUGH

SATURDAY MORNING.

 

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL

DIFFICULT. ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND POWER LINES IS

LIKELY. SOME TREES AND POWER LINES COULD COME DOWN CAUSING

POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...

SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL

VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

Instructions:

 

Target Area:

Banks
Bartow
Catoosa
Chattooga
Cherokee
Dade
Dawson
Fannin
Floyd
Forsyth
Gilmer
Gordon
Hall
Jackson
Lumpkin
Madison
Murray
Pickens
Towns
Union
Walker
White
Whitfield

 

 

 

Winter Storm Warning

Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 3:43 pm EST

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST

SATURDAY...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH

IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY. THE WINTER

STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

 

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND 0.10 TO 0.25 INCHES

OF ICE.

 

* LOCATIONS...FAR NORTH GEORGIA OUTSIDE OF THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA

MOUNTAINS BUT NORTH OF A LINE FROM SUMMERVILLE TO JASPER TO

HOMER.

 

* HAZARD TYPES...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE

FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY.

 

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND

EVENING...TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT

THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

 

* IMPACTS...UP TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND UP TO ONE QUARTER INCH OF

ICE ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

THESE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. ICE

ACCUMULATIONS ON TREES AND POWER LINES IS LIKELY. SOME TREES

AND POWER LINES COULD COME DOWN CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...

SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL

VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

 

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:25 pm EDT

Severe Thunderstorm Warning 
Alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A 

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... 
COBB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA 
SOUTHEASTERN BARTOW COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA 
NORTHEASTERN PAULDING COUNTY IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA 

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT 

* AT 322 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZED HAIL...AND 
DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR 
EMERSON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH. 

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO 
ACWORTH...KENNESAW...POWDER SPRINGS AND MARIETTA.

 

 

TORNADO WATCH & WARNINGS

Friday, March 2, 2012 -- 8:10 pm EST

TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 11 P.M. FOR FLOYD COUNTY
-TORNADO WARNING FOR POLK COUNTY: until 8:15 p.m. Storm near Tallapoosa, moving east toward Cedartown area.
-WXIA: Debris from storm that is 10 miles from Esom Hill.

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PEA SIZED HAIL AND 40 MPH WINDS IN FLOYD COUNTY UNTIL 815 PM EST... AT 733 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM 12 MILES WEST OF COOSA TO 22 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CAVE SPRING...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 40 MPH ARE LIKELY AS THESE STORMS MOVE ACROSS FLOYD COUNTY THROUGH 815 PM EST. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE COOSA...ARMUCHEE...CAVE SPRING...ROME...SENEY...LINDALE... SHANNON AND PINSON. 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