Thunderstorm Warning for Floyd County GA and 4 More

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (316 PM EDT Thu May 9 2019) — The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Haralson County in northwestern Georgia Southwestern Carroll County in northwestern Georgia Southern Floyd County in northwestern Georgia Polk County in northwestern Georgia Southwestern Bartow County in northwestern Georgia until 400 PM EDT. At 316 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Forney to near Sweetwater Lake to Mount Cheaha, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Carrollton, Cedartown, Buchanan, Bremen, Rockmart, Tallapoosa, Bowdon, Mount Zion, Aragon, Cave Spring, Waco, Fish Creek, Etna, Lindale, Eubank Lake, Esom Hill, Bowdon Junction, Antioch, Van Wert and Seney. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. These storms may cause serious injury and significant property damage. If you see wind damage: hail or flooding: wait until the storm has passed: and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at NWSATLANTA.

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