Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Severe Thunderstorm warning for Bartow, Gordon until 6 a.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Severe Thunderstorm warning for Bartow, Gordon until 6 a.m.


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* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR EASTERN GORDON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA…
NORTHEASTERN BARTOW COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA…
 
* UNTIL 600 AM EDT.
 
* AT 509 AM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ELLIJAY TO OAKMAN TO RESACA, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.
 
HAZARD…PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
 
SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.
 
IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE.. CANTON, CARTERSVILLE, CALHOUN, JASPER, ELLIJAY, ADAIRSVILLE, BALL GROUND, NELSON, WHITE, WALESKA, EAST ELLIJAY, RESACA, TALKING ROCK, FAIRMOUNT, RANGER, SEQUOYAH LAKE, REDBUD, FOLSOM, CARTECAY AND TALMADGE.

 

OUTLOOK

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SEVERE STORMS CAN BE EXPECTED. THE MOST LIKELY HAZARDS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAIL, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND MINOR FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL. A TORNADO CAN NOT BE RULED OUT.

LOCAL RIVER LEVELS

Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report

Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report

FORECAST

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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