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Tornado Warning

Statement as of 11:34 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 11:45 AM EDT on April 19, 2015


... A Tornado Warning remains in effect until 1145 am EDT for
northeastern Gordon and southwestern Murray counties...

at 1133 am EDT... a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Chatsworth... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... tornado.

Source... radar indicated rotation.

Impact... flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
         shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage
         to roofs... windows and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is
         likely.

Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to
Dalton... Resaca... Redbud... Nickelsville... Ramhurst... north Georgia
Speedway and Audubon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take cover now! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors... in a
Mobile home... or in a vehicle... move to the closest substantial
shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. Take cover now.

If you see wind damage... hail or flooding... wait until the storm has
passed... and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8
6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet US your report at nwsatlanta.


Lat... Lon 3454 8473 3447 8488 3460 8493 3463 8493
      3463 8491 3467 8493 3466 8490 3467 8489
      3468 8489 3470 8493 3472 8493 3471 8487
      3473 8487 3474 8485 3475 8473
time... Mot... loc 1533z 227deg 36kt 3467 8479

Tornado... radar indicated
hail... <.75in



Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 11:24 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 12:15 PM EDT on April 19, 2015


The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Pickens County in north central Georgia...
eastern Gordon County in northwestern Georgia...
Bartow County in northwestern Georgia...
central Paulding County in northwestern Georgia...
western Cherokee County in north central Georgia...
southwestern Gilmer County in north central Georgia...
eastern Polk County in northwestern Georgia...
northwestern Cobb County in north central Georgia...
south central Murray County in northwestern Georgia...

* until 1215 PM EDT

* at 1124 am EDT... severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 7 miles east of Calhoun to 6 miles south of
Braswell... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs... siding and trees.

* Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to
Canton... Cartersville... Calhoun... Dallas... Jasper... Ellijay...
Kennesaw... Acworth... Adairsville... Rockmart... Euharlee... Emerson...
white... Waleska... Kingston... East Ellijay... Braswell...
Taylorsville... Talking Rock and Cassville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread
significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately
likely... it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor
of a building. These storms may cause serious injury and significant
property damage.

If you see wind damage... hail or flooding... wait until the storm has
passed... and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8
6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet US your report at nwsatlanta.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 300 PM EDT for northwestern
Georgia.

Lat... Lon 3471 8437 3436 8443 3403 8459 3382 8504
      3390 8504 3391 8508 3443 8495 3454 8473
      3465 8473
time... Mot... loc 1524z 236deg 34kt 3449 8481 3389 8496

Tornado... possible
hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:01 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for north and central Georgia.

* Through late tonight

* several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will lead to
widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches. When combined with
recently saturated grounds... flooding will be likely for already
swollen rivers across the area. In addition to the river
flooding... isolated flash flooding will be possible as well heavy
rainfall over already saturated grounds.

* Flooding of low lying... poor drainage areas is likely... along
with the potential flash flooding of several flood prone rivers
and streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very
dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood
warnings be issued.




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