Weather Alerts for Athens-Clarke

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
ATHENS-CLARKE

Areas Affected:
Banks - Barrow - Carroll - Clarke - Clayton - Cobb - Coweta - De Kalb - Douglas - Fayette - Forsyth - Gwinnett - Hall - Haralson - Heard - Henry - Jackson - Madison - Newton - North Fulton - Oconee - Paulding - Polk - Rockdale - South Fulton - Walton
Effective: Sat 10:00 am Updated: Sat 1:17 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 3:00 am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
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...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 3 AM EST
SUNDAY...
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM Saturday to 3 AM EST
Sunday.
* Locations...Much of north Georgia, along and north of a line
from Franklin to Peachtree City to Athens to Danielsville.
* Winds...During the late morning hours on Saturday, southwest
winds will increase to 20 to 35 mph in the higher elevations of
the mountains and continue into Saturday afternoon while the
rest of north Georgia will see southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph
with a few higher gusts. During the evening hours Saturday
northwest winds will spread across all of north Georgia with
wind speeds increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 40
mph.
* Timing...10 AM Saturday until 3 AM Sunday.
* Impacts...Strong winds will bring down large tree limbs and
some weaker trees. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around.

Information:
A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
20 mph...or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.