Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
WWUS82 KFFC 191812
SPSFFC

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
212 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

GAZ039-050-051-191845-
TALIAFERRO GA-GREENE GA-WILKES GA-
212 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR AN ENHANCED RISK OF A BRIEF
TORNADO AND 40 MPH WINDS IN TALIAFERRO...GREENE AND WILKES COUNTIES
UNTIL 245 PM EDT...

AT 212 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR WHITE PLAINS...OR 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
GREENSBORO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

A STORM EMBEDDED WITHIN A TROPICAL RAINBAND HAS EXHIBITED
LOCALIZED...WEAK ROTATION...BUT NOTHING SIGNIFICANT ENOUGH TO
INDICATE THE PRESENCE OF A TORNADO AT 212 PM EDT. STILL...THE
ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THIS RAINBAND SUGGESTS AN ENHANCED RISK OF A
BRIEF...GENERALLY WEAK TORNADO FORMING AS THE BAND MOVES ACROSS.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
CRAWFORDVILLE...UNION POINT...WHITE PLAINS...SILOAM...REYNOLDS
PLANTATION...LIBERTY...LYNEVILLE...ALEXANDER STEPHENS PARK...CARTERS
GROVE...ROBINSON...VEAZEY...SANDY CROSS AND DANIEL SPRINGS.

RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE URGED TO REMAIN INDOORS AND BE ATTENTIVE
TO THE POSSIBILITY OF LOCALIZED WIND DAMAGE AND WEAK TORNADOES THAT
FORM AND DISSIPATE RAPIDLY.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT. CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...WEATHER.GOV OR OTHER MEDIA OUTLETS FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS OR
POSSIBLE WARNINGS ON THESE STORMS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN
GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3360 8280 3346 8300 3347 8301 3336 8316
      3338 8322 3340 8321 3340 8324 3369 8306
      3370 8287
TIME...MOT...LOC 1812Z 219DEG 30KT 3346 8311

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.