The National Weather Service, has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Cobb County and much of the rest of north and central Georgia due to the conditions for isolated thunderstorms.
What is in the hazardous weather outlook?
Here is an excerpt from the hazardous weather outlook:
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight…
Isolated thunderstorms will be possible in portions of central
Georgia this afternoon and evening.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday…
There will be a chance of thunderstorms each day from Saturday
through Thursday. Some of the storms each day may become strong
and capable of producing gusty winds, frequent lightning, and
What time period does it cover?
The hazardous weather outlook is through next Thursday, May 26.
What counties are affected in the hazardous weather outlook?
The following counties are listed in the outlook:
Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Bibb, Bleckley, Butts, Carroll, Catoosa,
Chattahoochee, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta,
Crawford, Crisp, Dade, Dawson, DeKalb, Dodge, Dooly, Douglas, Emanuel,
Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Glascock, Gordon, Greene,
Gwinnett, Hall, Hancock, Haralson, Harris, Heard, Henry, Houston, Jackson,
Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Laurens, Lumpkin, Macon,
Madison, Marion, Meriwether, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Murray,
Muscogee, Newton, North Fulton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Peach,
Pickens, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Rockdale, Schley, South Fulton,
Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Taylor, Telfair, Toombs,
Towns, Treutlen, Troup, Twiggs, Union, Upson, Walker, Walton, Warren,
Washington, Webster, Wheeler, White, Whitfield, Wilcox, Wilkes,
About the National Weather Service
The National Weather Service (NWS) is a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The NWS describes its role as follows:
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, water, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. These services include Forecasts and Observations, Warnings, Impact-based Decision Support Services, and Education in an effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation. The ultimate goal is to have a society that is prepared for and responds to weather, water and climate events.