A windy and stormy afternoon and evening ahead

February 17, 2022–8:27 a.m.


A Wind Advisory will be in effect from noon today until 3 a.m. Friday.

South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are expected.

Areas at elevations above 2500 feet could have gusts up to 45 mph.

Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.

Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Also, a line of showers and thunderstorms will move through north and central Georgia late this afternoon through early Friday morning.
The main threats are isolated damaging wind gusts and a brief tornado, primarily across northwest Georgia. 
In addition, isolated flash flooding may occur across far north Georgia where rainfall totals reach an inch to 1.5 inches.

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