The National Weather Service in Peachtree City predicts showers and thunderstorms for the rest of the afternoon until around 5 p.m. The weather service warns that storms could be severe, with winds up to 30 miles per hour.
High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible.
Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Tornado Warning for: extreme northwestern Cherokee County in north central Georgia Western Pickens County in north central Georgia Northern Bartow County in northwest Georgia East Central Floyd County in northwest Georgia Eastern Gordon County in northwest Georgia.
Until 11:45 am EST.
At 10:56 am EST, National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 16 miles southwest of Kingston, moving northeast at 60 mph. Law enforcement have reported a funnel cloud and trees down with this storm.
Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Adairsville.
Heavy rainfall may obscure this tornado. Take cover now! If you wait to see or hear it coming, it will be too late to get to a safe place.
If You See wind damage, hail or flooding, wait until the Storm has passed, and then call the National Weather Service toll free at (866) 763-4466. You can also tweet your report using Hashtag Gawx. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 4:00 pm EST Wednesday afternoon for northern Georgia.