Weather Warnings for Georgia

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Georgia Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: April 9, 2020, 3:08 pm  UTC


Red Flag Warning issued April 09 at 3:08PM EDT until April 10 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: Default overview section ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA... The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Red Flag Warning for low relative humidity and strong winds, which is
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  April 10, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 10, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  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; Wilkinson


Special Weather Statement issued April 09 at 2:40PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO STRONG WINDS... Sustained winds of 15 to 20 MPH can be expected along with gusts of 30 MPH. Relative Humidities will likely stay above 25 percent. With dry fuels, high fire danger conditions can be expected. Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 10, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  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; Wilkinson


Wind Advisory issued April 09 at 2:26PM EDT until April 09 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Northwest winds 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * WHERE...North Georgia and portions of central Georgia mainly along and north of a Franklin to Jackson to Irwinton to Louisville line. * WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 9, 2020, 2:26 pm      Expires:  April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  Baldwin; Banks; Barrow; Bartow; Butts; Carroll; Catoosa; Chattooga; Cherokee; Clarke; Clayton; Cobb; Coweta; Dade; Dawson; DeKalb; Douglas; Fannin; Fayette; Floyd; Forsyth; Gilmer; Glascock; Gordon; Greene; Gwinnett; Hall; Hancock; Haralson; Heard; Henry; Jackson; Jasper; Jefferson; Jones; Lumpkin; Madison; Morgan; Murray; Newton; North Fulton; Oconee; Oglethorpe; Paulding; Pickens; Polk; Putnam; Rockdale; South Fulton; Spalding; Taliaferro; Towns; Union; Walker; Walton; Warren; Washington; White; Whitfield; Wilkes; Wilkinson


Special Weather Statement issued April 09 at 11:39AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... Relative humidity values of 28 to 35 percent and west winds gusting to 30 mph this afternoon will combine with dry fuel conditions to produce an elevated fire danger.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 10, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  Jenkins; Screven


Flood Warning issued April 09 at 10:13AM EDT until further notice by NWS

Summary: The Flood Warning continues for The Savannah River near Clyo. * At 9 AM Thursday the stage was 13.2 feet. * Flood stage is 11.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  April 9, 2020, 10:13 am      Expires:  April 10, 2020, 10:12 am
Area:  Effingham; Screven


Special Weather Statement issued April 09 at 6:31AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...Increased Fire Danger This Afternoon... The coupling of low relative humidity and gusty winds will lead to increased risk of fire danger this afternoon. Relative humidity values will drop to around 25 percent and be accompanied by northwest winds of 10 to 15 mph with occasional gusts up to 25 mph.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 9, 2020, 2:26 pm      Expires:  April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  Elbert; Franklin; Habersham; Hart; Rabun; Stephens


Red Flag Warning issued April 09 at 4:54AM EDT until April 09 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT... * FOR the Midlands of South Carolina and Central Savannah River Area of Georgia The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a Red Flag
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  April 9, 2020, 12:00 pm      Expires:  April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  Burke; Columbia; Lincoln; McDuffie; Richmond


Lake Wind Advisory issued April 09 at 4:03AM EDT until April 09 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...West 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 to 30 knots, highest along the lake shore. * TIMING...Late this morning into this evening. * IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 9, 2020, 10:00 am      Expires:  April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  Burke; Columbia; Lincoln; McDuffie; Richmond