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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 5:03 PM EST on January 22, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


Tornado Watch 21 remains in effect until 800 PM EST for the
following locations

GA
. Georgia counties included are

Appling Atkinson Bacon
Baldwin Ben Hill Berrien
Bibb Bleckley Brantley
Brooks Butts Camden
Carroll Charlton Clayton
Clinch Cobb Coffee
Coweta Crawford crisp
DeKalb Dodge Dooly
Douglas Echols Emanuel
Fayette Fulton Glascock
Glynn Greene Gwinnett
Hancock heard Henry
Houston Irwin Jasper
Jeff Davis Jefferson Johnson
Jones Lamar Lanier
Laurens Lowndes Macon
Monroe Montgomery Morgan
Newton Paulding Peach
Pierce Pike Pulaski
Putnam Rockdale Spalding
Taliaferro Taylor Telfair
Toombs Treutlen Twiggs
Upson Walton Ware
Warren Washington Wayne
Wheeler Wilcox Wilkinson




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:36 AM EST on January 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 7 PM EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northern Florida and
southeast Georgia... including the following areas... in
northern Florida... Hamilton. In southeast Georgia... Appling...
Atkinson... Bacon... Brantley... Charlton... Clinch... Coffee...
Echols... inland Camden... inland Glynn... Jeff Davis... Pierce...
Ware and Wayne.

* Until 7 PM EST this evening

* training lines of severe storms will continue across the area
through the afternoon hours. Rainfall will be heavy at times
and may move repeatedly across the same areas. Overnight
rainfall totals were 2 to 6 inches... and additional rainfall
amounts of 2 to 5 inches are likely.

* Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely. In
addition... creeks... streams and rivers may overflow their banks.

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.





Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:08 AM EST on January 22, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM EST this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EST this
evening.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Impacts... minor damage to trees, power lines, and property are
possible with wind of this magnitude.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds greater than
25 mph are expected for at least an hour, with gusts of 35 to
57 mph at any time.

Persons in the advisory area should keep abreast of the latest
weather.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:56 PM EST on January 22, 2017

Expires 11:15 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Particularly dangerous situation Tornado Watch now in effect
until 8 p.M. EDT...

North Florida and southeast Georgia residents,

A particularly dangerous situation Tornado Watch is now in effect
until 8 p.M. EDT for most of North Florida and all of southeast
Georgia.

The severe weather event we are about to go through has
the potential to be one of the most severe weather outbreaks since
the 1993 super storm and possibly like the big tornado outbreak
near the University of Alabama a few years ago.

To emphasize how rare this is we have never had a particularly
dangerous situation Tornado Watch issued for our area before. You
need to take this situation extremely seriously, like you would a
potential hurricane. Some things you need to know

1. Have a means to be alerted to severe weather, multiple means are
better. Most major phone carriers carry the wireless emergency
alert (wea) and it automatically GOES to your phone, but if you
have turned it off please turn it back on today. The fema app will
also alert you and it is free. The Red Cross also has a tornado
app with a great deal of useful information.
2. Keep your phones charged at all times today.
3. If you have a NOAA Weather Radio make sure it has fresh
batteries and if it is stored this is the time to break it out.
4. Monitor the broadcast media and the NWS Jacksonville web pages,
facebook and twitter.
5. When a warning is issued, many people want to confirm the
information. Unfortunately today the storms will be moving so fast
that before you have the time to confirm the threat the tornado
could be on you. Please if a warning is issued resist the urge to
confirm the information and take shelter immediately, it could
save your or a family members life!
6. Have something to cover your head, motorcycle or bike helmet.
7. Find a safe room, preferably an interior room with minimum
glass in the room. Generally bathrooms are safest but avoid rooms
with large mirrors.
8. Please do not try to outrun a tornado in a vehicle, they will
be moving fast and on winding country roads you are likely to lose
The Race. Find a safe shelter in a sturdy building as quickly as
possible.
9. Mobile and prefabricated homes are not safe in severe weather,
especially older ones.

Hopefully, we can escape this situation without anyone being injured
or significant damage, no one would be happier than the employees
of the National Weather Service, but we need to you take
precautions should the worst happen today.


Sandrik


1104 am EST sun Jan 22 2017

... High risk of long lived and destructive tornadoes today...

North Florida and southeast Georgia residents,

The severe weather event we are about to go through has the potential
to be one of the most severe weather outbreaks since the 1993
super storm and possibly like the big tornado outbreak near the
University of Alabama a few years ago. A Tornado Watch called a
particularly dangerous situation (pds) is likely to be issued for
our area later today. Unfortunately reports are that 11 people
have already died in southern Georgia overnight. You need to take
this situation extremely seriously, like you would a potential
hurricane. Some things you need to know

1. Have a means to be alerted to severe weather, multiple means are
better. Most major phone carriers carry the wireless emergency
alert (wea) and it automatically GOES to your phone, but if you
have turned it off please turn it back on today. The fema app will
also alert you and it is free. The Red Cross also has a tornado
app with a great deal of useful information.
2. Keep your phones charged at all times today.
3. If you have a NOAA Weather Radio make sure it has fresh
batteries and if it is stored this is the time to break it out.
4. Monitor the broadcast media and the NWS Jacksonville webpage,
facebook and twitter.
5. When a warning is issued, many people want to confirm the
information. Unfortunately today the storms will be moving so fast
that before you have the time to confirm the threat the tornado
could be on you. Please if a warning is issued resist the urge to
confirm the information and take shelter immediately, it could
save your or a family members life!
6. Have something to cover your head, motorcycle or bike helmet.
7. Find a safe room, preferably an interior room with minimum
glass in the room. Generally bathrooms are safest but avoid rooms
with large mirrors.
8. Please do not try to outrun a tornado in a vehicle, they will
be moving fast and on winding country roads you are likely to lose
The Race. Find a safe shelter in a sturdy building as quickly as
possible.
9. Mobile and prefabricated homes are not safe in severe
weather, especially older ones.

Hopefully, we can escape this situation without anyone being injured
or significant damage, no one would be happier than the employees
of the National Weather Service, but we need to you take
precautions should the worst happen today.


Sandrik


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Winter Storm Watch
Maryland - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Watch
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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