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Georgia, Floyd

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 6:02 PM EDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 27, 2017



The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
92 in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening for the following areas

In Georgia this watch includes 8 counties

In northwest Georgia

Catoosa Chattooga Dade
Floyd Gordon Murray
Walker Whitfield

This includes the cities of Calhoun, Chatsworth, Dalton,
Fort Oglethorpe, Rome, Summerville, Thomaston, and Trenton.



Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 5:44 PM EDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 6:15 PM EDT on March 27, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for Chattooga and Floyd counties
until 615 PM EDT...

At 544 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Holland, or 10 miles
south of Summerville... moving northeast at 25 mph.

Hazard... 40 to 50 mph wind... up to penny sized hail... frequent
           cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain.

Impact... expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light... unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Rome, Summerville, Trion, Lyerly, Subligna, tidings, Armuchee, Coosa,
Berryton, Chattoogaville, Everett Springs, James H. Floyd State Park
and Holland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

Lat... Lon 3459 8539 3459 8537 3458 8536 3458 8535
      3459 8535 3459 8526 3452 8509 3451 8509
      3422 8530 3429 8546 3436 8548
time... Mot... loc 2144z 204deg 21kt 3434 8537

Hail... 0.75in
wind... 50mph


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Winter Weather Statement , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Illinois - Special Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas -
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Montana - Special Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Flood Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch
Rhode Island -
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Washington - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
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