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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 12:59 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 05/04/2021 01:30 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Storm Location

Taylorsville, GA

Storm Motion

Moving E at 53 mph

Impacts

High impact

Hail<.75in
Wind60mph

Locations Affected

Oakland Heights, GA ∙ Aragon, GA ∙ Cartersville, GA ∙ Oak Grove, GA ∙ Cartersville Airport, GA ∙ Acworth, GA ∙ Euharlee, GA ∙ Emerson, GA ∙ Taylorsville, GA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 1259 PM EDT Tue May 4 2021 The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Paulding County in northwestern Georgia... Southwestern Cherokee County in north central Georgia... Northwestern Cobb County in north central Georgia... Northeastern Polk County in northwestern Georgia... Southern Bartow County in northwestern Georgia... * Until 130 PM EDT. * At 1259 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Taylorsville, or 12 miles southwest of Cartersville, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Cartersville, Kennesaw, Woodstock, Acworth, Rockmart, Euharlee, Emerson, Aragon, White, Taylorsville, Lake Arrowhead, Burnt Hickory Ridge, Kellogg Creek, Red Top Mountain State Park, Oak Grove, Kennesaw State University, Little River Landing, George Washington Carver St Pk, Stilesboro and Sutallee. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. 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. && LAT...LON 3410 8505 3416 8504 3433 8461 3421 8453 3403 8453 3400 8510 3410 8510 TIME...MOT...LOC 1659Z 259DEG 46KT 3408 8499 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH