LIVE UPDATES: Twister warning for Heard County and Coweta County – WSB-TV Channel 2
ATLANTA – Extreme storms knocked down bushes and energy strains, broken buildings and spawned at the least one confirmed twister in Georgia on Thursday.
The storms should not over but. A twister warning was issued for Heard County and Coweta County till 12:15 a.m.
Take cowl now should you stay within the space.
Staff 2 monitoring for excessive climate circumstances LIVE NOW on WSB tonight at 11 p.m.
A harmful long-track twister that carved a path of destruction by means of Alabama earlier Thursday moved into western Georgia at round 4:40 p.m. The storm was first warned at round 1:30 p.m. .
At the very least 5 individuals have been killed in Alabama when tornadoes moved Thursday afternoon.
Glenn Burns, Chief Meteorologist, Excessive Climate Staff 2 says he is by no means seen something prefer it.
“It was the longest twister I’ve ever seen in my life,” mentioned Burns.
Brad Nitz of Extreme Climate Staff 2 mentioned one Watch the twister was issued for all the Atlanta and North Georgia subway till 2 a.m.
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This is what it is advisable know concerning the climate:
- Harmful winds, remoted tornadoes and hail nonetheless attainable
- Some areas may see a number of inches of rain
- Flash flood warning for Bartow, Cherokee, Dawson, Gilmer, Gordon, Pickens, Union and Cities till 3:15 a.m.
Extreme thunderstorm warning issued for Bartow, Cherokee counties till 12:15 p.m.
The twister alert prolonged into Heard County till midnight east. Monitor LIVE NOW on Channel 2
Twister warning issued for Randolph County, Alabama in viewing space of Channel 2. Monitoring LIVE NOW on Channel 2
Faculties in Floyd County and Polk County can be closed on Friday as a result of storm harm and flooding. Faculties within the city of Calhoun will open two hours late.
Faculties in Polk County can be closed on Friday. Faculties within the city of Calhoun may also be delayed by 2 hours.
A A extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for elements of Cherokee, Forsyth, North Fulton and Bartow counties till 10:15 p.m.
Elements of Paulding, Cherokee, Haralson, Cobb, Polk and Bartow counties are beneath Extreme thunderstorm warning till 9:30 p.m.
A Watch the twister was issued for all the Atlanta and North Georgia subway till 2 a.m.
A extreme thunderstorm warning has been issues for elements of Paulding, Cherokee, North Fulton and Bartow counties till 8:30 p.m.
Channel 2 Motion Information viewers reported heavy flooding in Floyd County. A flash flood warning is in impact for the realm till 9:30 p.m.
All twister warnings have now expired.
Extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bartow, Cherokee and Pickens counties till 6:15 p.m.
Faculties in Polk County can be closed on Friday so officers can assess harm from the storm.
Twister warning issued for Bartow County till 5:45 p.m.
A twister warning was issued for Floyd and Polk counties till 5:15 p.m. The identical long-track twister left a mile-long harm strip throughout Alabama this afternoon.
Anybody within the warning zone should search shelter instantly:
A big floor twister in Alabama is situated roughly 22 miles from the Georgia state border.
Extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Paulding and Polk counties till 3:45 p.m.
A twister warning has been issued for Madison, Banks and Jackson counties till 3:15 p.m.
The city of Cedartown in Polk County experiences felled bushes and flooding after extreme storms:
A extreme thunderstorm warning was issued for Cherokee, Barrow, Forsyth, Cobb, Gwinnett, Corridor, Jackson and Fulton counties till 2:15 p.m.
Extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for Cherokee, Forsyth, Cobb and Fulton counties till 1:30 PM. Winds of 60 mph and hail of 1 inch in diameter are attainable.
A extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for Paulding, Cobb, Floyd, Polk and Bartow counties till 1:30 p.m.
A twister watch was issued for the far northwest of the state till 9 p.m. The counties embrace Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Polk and Whitfield.
Brian Monahan, Staff 2 Extreme Climate Meteorologist mentioned there was already some rotation in these storms, together with a supercell in Polk County.
Extreme thunderstorm warning has been issued for Haralson, Floyd and Polk counties till 12:45 p.m.
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