The National Weather Service in Peachtree City issued a hazardous weather outlook for Wednesday for the possibility of severe weather in north Georgia, including Gwinnett and Walton counties. It now has a wind advisory as well as a tornado watch issued and areas to the west are already under tornado warnings. The watch remains in effect until 4 p.m.
Severe thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes are possible, says the weather service, along with damaging winds and rainfall in excess of one inch.
The timing puts the active weather in this part of the state beween 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Patch will keep you updated as this severe weather develops. Stay tuned, it could be a rocky ride. And just to confuse the issue, the tornado warning has a follow with the possibility of snow flurries and snow between Thursday to Tuesday next week.
A SERIES OF WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY EARLY FRIDAY AND EARLY SUNDAY. THE COMBINATION OF MOISTURE AND COLD TEMPERATURES FOR BOTH THESE EVENTS WILL SUPPORT SNOW FLURRIES OR A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA. NO ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. ANOTHER SHORTWAVE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION TUESDAY...THOUGH ONLY SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME
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