Sunday, April 28, 2013
The National Weather Service advises Suwanee and surrounding areas of the possibility of flooding and more rain on Monday.
April showers may bring May flowers, but the unpredictible spring weather can also bring strong thunderstorms, wind, hall and threat of flash flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of north and central Georgia for Sunday night. Monday the NWS says to expect more 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain. Official outlook from NWS: THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. DAY ONE...SUNDAY NIGHT... SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA TONIGHT. WITH DECENT INSTABILITY AND MARGINAL SHEAR...THERE IS A CHANCE FOR STRONG STORMS. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE OCCASIONAL TO FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The National Weather Service is teaming with the county to inform and recruit severe weather observers.
Attention, storm chasers and severe weather aficionados. Gwinnett County and the National Weather Service want you. The county and the National Weather Service are teaming to offer a free "storm spotter" class on Monday, March 4. The class will be at 7 p.m. at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville, according to a county newsletter. The class is free. The class will be taught by Barry Gooden, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. "This informative class will focus on how to spot dangerous weather, particularly tornadoes and severe thunderstorm conditions," Greg Swanson, Gwinnett Emergency Management director, said in the announcement. "Participants will learn what a severe storm is, the structure of a …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Monday's heavy rain puts the level at 10 feet and rising.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 2) for Suwanee Creek. According to the alert, recent heavy rain "has caused significant runoff into streams and rivers, which will cause flooding in some areas. Have you experienced flood damage recently? Tell us in the comments below. "All persons with interests along the (creek) should ... be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect life and property." Among other areas, flooding in the creek could affect the Suwanee Creek Greenway, which is popular with walkers and cyclists and has just been renovated. More than four inches of rain fell Monday in the Suwanee area. At 10 a.m. Tuesday, the NWS said the creek was at 10 feet and rising, and the weather …