Severe thunderstorms, including a tornado warning, sweep through Northwest Georgia tonight. We do not have any confirmed reports of a tornado on the ground, but there are a few trees down in Floyd County.
- Behind 313 Park Ave Lindale
- Cave Spring Rd at Welcome Hill Trail
- North Blanche
- At 8:30 p.m., Georgia Power reports 619 customers without power in Polk County. Map
...A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST GEORGIA THROUGH 9 PM EDT... ...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THROUGH 12 AM MONDAY FOR THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS A LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE FORECAST ARE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE DELTA. A FEW WEAK AND BRIEF TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS IN PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. OTHER HAZARDS WILL INCLUDE OCCASIONAL STRONG WIND GUSTS AND PERIODS OF CONSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WHERE AN AVERAGE OF 2 TO 4 INCHES COULD ACCUMULATE WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THEREFORE, AND FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL ALSO BE IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA FROM 5 PM THROUGH MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY NIGHT / MONDAY MORNING
Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Low around 69. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Columbus Day: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.