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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Cherokee County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 19 at 5:54PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:54 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 6:15 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 40 MPH WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN IN
    SOUTH CHEROKEE...COBB...DEKALB...GWINNETT AND FULTON COUNTIES UNTIL
    615 PM EDT...
    AT 550 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
    STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SANDY PLAINS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.
    THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND
    LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND HEAVY RAIN AS IT MOVES ACROSS
    SOUTH CHEROKEE...COBB...DEKALB...GWINNETT AND FULTON COUNTIES
    THROUGH 615 PM EDT. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE
    KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY...SWEAT MOUNTAIN...SANDY PLAINS...
    KENNESAW...WOODSTOCK...WHITE WATER PARK...MARIETTA...ROSWELL...
    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE...MOUNT BETHEL...SMYRNA...BUCKHEAD...
    NORCROSS...MECHANICSVILLE AND LA VISTA.
    HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS INCLUDING
    INTERSTATES 75 AND 285.
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