Severe weather is possible today

Friday, Mar. 3, 2023–9:03 a.m.

-National Weather Service-

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the area until 11 p.m.

South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.

There is also a chance for severe thunderstorms during the afternoon hours.

There is an enhanced risk (level 3 out of 5) for severe thunderstorms for far Northwest Georgia, including Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, and portions of Polk and Bartow Counties.

There is a slight risk (level 2 out of 5) in effect for the remainder of north and central Georgia.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected along a cold front across North and Central Georgia this afternoon.

The primary threats are damaging wind gusts and an isolated strong tornado or two.

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