Severe Thunderstorrm Warning in effect

April 14, 2019--8:06 a.m.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for North Georgia and Metro Atlanta until 2 p.m. Sunday.

Also, a Wind Advisory is in effect until 10 p.m.

We could see wind gusts up to 35 mph.

Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects.

Ifgrounds are more saturated from rain, then trees will be more
prone to being knocked down or uprooted.

A few power outages may result.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 20 mph...or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected.

Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A strong storm system will bring a round of thunderstorms to portions of north and west central Georgia late tonight into early Friday.
The Rome Fire Department held a press conference Thursday afternoon to announce the arrest of two individuals in an arson case.
Police confiscate a significant amount of Methamphetamine after an officer noticed a car driving on highway 140 at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday with no headlights on.
Hometown Headlines is reporting that a development of regional impact statement was filed Wednesday for a $275 million venture called Busch Commerce Park.
A man is charged with robbery, two men are accused of making threats in separate incidents, and two are arrested for felony shoplifting and man is charged with theft by shoplifting.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia set another record in March for total jobs in the state.
A number of events are planned for April 21-27.
The National Weather Service is tracking a storm system expected to make its way into Georgia late Thursday Night and into early Friday morning
The eighth-annual event will take place at Russell Regional Airport in Rome, GA and is presented by JLC AirShow Management.
According to the arrest warrant, 24-year old Elizabeth Anna Hendrix entered another person's residence on April 4 by using a spare key that she had seen the victim use on a previous occasion.