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Potential Severe Weather Risk Today

There's a possibility for severe weather this afternoon and evening.


SEVERE WEATHER ALERT

The SPC has placed north Georgia in a Slight Risk area for severe weather this afternoon and evening. The risk includes a 5% tornado (within 25 miles of a given point), 15% hail (1" or larger within 25 miles), and 15% wind (50 knots or higher within 25 miles) risk. 

The best chance to severe weather will be between 3 pm and 10 pm this evening. 

Please check with DaculaWeather.com often for the latest updates.

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Sharon Swanepoel February 24, 2012 at 11:57 AM
Thanks for keeping us updated on this Steve. Last night was pretty warm - air conditioner running in February, wow. What a difference a year makes!
North Georgia Weather February 24, 2012 at 12:46 PM
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA 744 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2012 GAZ047>049-241315- 744 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2012 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 50 MPH WINDS IN WALTON...NEWTON AND MORGAN COUNTIES UNTIL 815 AM EST... AT 739 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER OAK HILL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 50 MPH AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING ARE LIKELY AS THIS STORM MOVES ACROSS WALTON...NEWTON AND MORGAN COUNTIES THROUGH 815 AM EST. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM INCLUDE OAK HILL...ROCKY PLAINS...ALMON...PORTERDALE...STARRSVILLE... OXFORD...COVINGTON...NEWBORN...MANSFIELD...BRICK STORE...REESE...HERNDONVILLE...SOCIAL CIRCLE...RUTLEDGE AND EBENEZER.
North Georgia Weather February 24, 2012 at 01:20 PM
MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0151 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 0556 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012 AREAS AFFECTED...CENTRAL/ERN AL...CENTRAL/NRN GA...AND UPSTATE SC CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE VALID 241156Z - 241330Z A TORNADO WATCH IS BEING CONSIDERED FOR ISSUANCE FROM PARTS OF CENTRAL AND ERN AL THROUGH CENTRAL/NRN GA INTO UPSTATE SC...AND POTENTIALLY INTO WRN NC. PROBABILITY OF WW ISSUANCE BY 13-14Z IS 60-70 PERCENT.
North Georgia Weather February 24, 2012 at 01:50 PM
Tornado Watch just issued for Henry, Newton, and Morgan Counties and points south.
North Georgia Weather February 24, 2012 at 03:48 PM
The Tornado Watch has been extended to Gwinnett, Barrow, DeKalb and Hall counties until 4 pm

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