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 HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK 10/17/06
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tybee

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Posted - 10/17/2006 :  11:27:33 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
TUE OCT 17 2006


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
STRONG GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTH
GEORGIA MOUNTAINS TODAY AND EVENING.

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG STORM SYSTEM FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY WILL MOVE
TO THE NORTHEAST...STAYING MAINLY TO OUR WEST THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

.PRIMARY HAZARDS...
THE PRIMARY HAZARD WILL BE THE STRONG GUSTY WINDS OVER NORTH
GEORGIA LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG LOW LEVEL JET OF 50 TO 70 MPH AT 3000 TO 5000 FEET WILL
MOVE ACROSS GEORGIA TODAY. AS IT DOES...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
NORTH GEORGIA WILL EXPERIENCE WIND GUSTS TO OVER 40 MPH ABOVE 2000
FEET. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE TUESDAY MORNING. A WIND
ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR EXTREME NORTH GEORGIA. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON THIS ADVISORY...SEE THE LATEST WIND ADVISORY
STATEMENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY THERE IS A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY...AND THEN AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT.
OTHERWISE HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

_________________________________________________________

SHORT TERM FORECAST
1031 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2006

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH NORTH
AND WESTERN GEORGIA THROUGH 1130 AM. THE RAIN IS MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. A QUARTER TO A HALF INCH OF RAIN CAN BE
EXPECTED EAST OF A COVINGTON TO CHATSWORTH LINE AND NORTH OF I20
WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN. ADDITIONALLY...OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS TO 50
MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS.

______________________________________________________

TUE OCT 17 2006

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
2 PM TODAY. THE AREA AFFECTED BY THE ADVISORY IS ALONG AND NORTH
OF A LINE FROM TRENTON TO DALTON TO JASPER TO CLEVELAND.

A FRONTAL SYSTEM OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS ALABAMA AND INTO GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON. AS IT APPROACHES IT
WILL CAUSE WINDS TO INCREASE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA...ESPECIALLY IN
THE HIGHER TERRAIN. WIND SPEEDS IN THE ADVISORY AREA SHOULD INCREASE
TO 20 OR 25 MPH THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY TUESDAY.
GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES IN THE MOUNTAINS
ABOVE 2 THOUSAND FEET.

PEOPLE IN THE ADVISORY AREA MAY WANT TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.
BE AWARE THAT SOME TREE LIMBS MAY FALL.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH OR
WIND GUSTS OF AT LEAST 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

Tybee

VOCATUS ATQUE NON VOCATUS, DEUS ADERIT
Invited or not invited, God is present.

   
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