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FLOOD WATCH


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
412 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ038-039-049>051-058>060-070-181615-
/O.EXB.KFFC.FA.A.0002.140418T1200Z-140420T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OGLETHORPE-WILKES-MORGAN-GREENE-TALIAFERRO-BUTTS-JASPER-PUTNAM-
LAMAR-
412 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
  GEORGIA.

* FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. WET SOIL CONDITIONS AND ABOVE NORMAL
  STREAMFLOW IN THIS REGION WILL ENHANCE THE RISK OF FLOODING.


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.

&&

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
239 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-190645-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
239 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA AND
CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT MAY LEAD TO PONDING OF WATER IN
POOR-DRAINAGE AREAS. FLOOD ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

FLOODING MAY OCCUR AT SOME OF THE RIVER FORECAST POINTS SATURDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$







HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
537 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-190945-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
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-
537 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...
LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL TRACK
ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND INTO THE ATLANTIC THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.
THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SHOWERS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING IN TONIGHT. INSTABILITIES ARE
LOW WITH THIS SYSTEM SO NOT EXPECTING ANY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH TONIGHT. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS MAY CAUSE AN ISSUE AS SOILS
ARE STILL FAIRLY MOIST FROM THE PAST WEEKS RAIN. EXPECTING 1 TO 3
INCHES ACROSS THE AREA WITH THE SOUTHEASTERN SECTIONS OF THE AREA
RECEIVING THE BULK OF THE PRECIPITATION.


WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...
STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARD WITH THIS FRONTAL
SYSTEM. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN AS IT PUSHES ACROSS THE
AREA CREATING WINDS IN THE 15-25 MPH RANGE GUSTING TO 35 MPH.
PLEASE SEE THE WIND ADVISORY FOR MORE INFORMATION.

POSSIBLE FLOODING MAY ALSO BE A CONCERN ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS
OF CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA. PLEASE SEE THE FLOOD WATCH FOR
MORE INFORMATION. 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.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PUSH BACK INTO THE AREA TUESDAY AS
ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. INSTABILITY
INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONGER WITH THIS SECOND SYSTEM SO
MAY SEE SOME ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH IT. WILL KEEP A LOSE EYE ON
THE DEVELOPMENT WITH THIS SYSTEM AS IT MOVES CLOSER TO THE STATE.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$




WIND ADVISORY


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
434 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ013>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>060-066>068-070-181645-
/O.NEW.KFFC.WI.Y.0010.140418T2200Z-140419T1200Z/
PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-FLOYD-BARTOW-CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-
BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-
BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-WILKES-HARALSON-CARROLL-DOUGLAS-
SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-NEWTON-MORGAN-GREENE-
TALIAFERRO-HEARD-COWETA-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-SPALDING-HENRY-BUTTS-
JASPER-PUTNAM-TROUP-MERIWETHER-PIKE-LAMAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...ROME...
CARTERSVILLE...GAINESVILLE...MARIETTA...ATLANTA...LAWRENCEVILLE...
ATHENS...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...DECATUR...
CONYERS...COVINGTON...NEWNAN...PEACHTREE CITY...GRIFFIN
434 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING TO SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...VERY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE MODERATE TO
  LARGE SIZED BRANCHES TO FALL...AS WELL AS TREES THAT HAVE BEEN
  WEAKENED BY THE RECENT RAINS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE ALSO
  AFFECTED BY THESE WINDS.

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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