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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
514 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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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-
514 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS NORTH AND
CENTRAL GEORGIA THIS EVENING WITH THE THREAT OF STRONG TO SEVERE
STORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS NORTHWEST GEORGIA...MAINLY WEST OF A
COLUMBUS TO ATLANTA TO BLAIRSVILLE LINE. DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE
PRIMARY THREAT...BUT A TORNADO OR TWO CANNOT BE RULED OUT. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN COULD CREATE MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS...AS WELL
AS URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE SPOTS.

IN ADDITION TO THE STORM THREAT...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 40
MPH...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF A ROME TO CANTON TO GAINESVILLE LINE...CAN
BE EXPECTED. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS THROUGH 9
AM WEDNESDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. A LINE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHWEST GEORGIA WILL GRADUALLY MOVE
SOUTHEAST...AFFECTING THE METRO ATLANTA AREA BETWEEN 7 AND 10 AM.
STRONG TO DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF A BRIEF
TORNADO WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
WILL CONTINUE TO ELEVATE THE LOCALIZED FLOOD THREAT...MAINLY ACROSS
LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PERSISTENT WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH OUTSIDE OF ANY SHOWERS AND
STORMS WILL EXIST THROUGH AT LEAST THE MORNING HOURS. THIS COULD
RESULT IN SMALLER TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES FALLING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A COLUMBUS TO ATLANTA TO BLAIRSVILLE LINE. SPOTTER
ASSISTANCE MAY BE NEEDED THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY
SOUTH OF I-20 AND EAST OF I-85.

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUMMIT REPORTS OF ANY SEVERE WEATHER
THROUGH THE WEB BY GOING TO WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.

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DJN



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