• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ013>015-021-022-032>034-045-121815- Dawson GA-North Fulton GA-Cobb GA-Cherokee GA-DeKalb GA-Forsyth GA- Gwinnett GA-Pickens GA-Lumpkin GA- 1249 PM EST TUE FEB 12 2019 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DAWSON...NORTH FULTON...COBB... CHEROKEE...NORTHWESTERN DEKALB...FORSYTH...WESTERN GWINNETT...EASTERN PICKENS AND LUMPKIN COUNTIES UNTIL 115 PM EST... At 1249 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Sequoyah Lake to Powder Springs...and moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind and enhanced risk of a brief tornado. IMPACT...While winds should result in minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...unsecured objects...the leading edge of this line of storms has also exhibited areas of localized rotation. A brief tornado could quickly form. Some locations in the path of these storms include Atlanta, Marietta, Canton, Decatur, Cumming, Dahlonega, Jasper, Dawsonville, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Smyrna, Dunwoody, Milton, Kennesaw, Duluth, Woodstock, Acworth and Sugar Hill. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. LAT...LON 3472 8386 3462 8388 3452 8383 3441 8398 3429 8394 3430 8393 3420 8398 3418 8406 3415 8400 3378 8418 3381 8472 3393 8473 3455 8439 3458 8433 3457 8426 3460 8425 3460 8419 3466 8413 3464 8404 3471 8399 TIME...MOT...LOC 1749Z 258DEG 33KT 3455 8433 3387 8470 WIND...50MPH $$

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