...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 10 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph
* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, north central,
northeast, northwest, southeast and west central Georgia.
* WHEN...From 8 AM to 10 PM EDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured
objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power
outages may result.
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH WIND SPEEDS
FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for low relative humidity and high wind speeds,
which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday
* Affected Area...north and central Georgia
* Timing...2 PM to 8 PM Wednesday.
* Winds...northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Relative Humidity...25 to 30 percent
* Temperatures...50s north to near 80 south
* Impacts...The low humidity and gusty winds, in addition to the
dry fuels, will increase the potential for fires to spread
This watch includes the Chattahoochee and Oconee National
A Fire Weather Watch means that there is high potential for the
development of critical fire weather conditions in 12 to 96
hours. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.
Please refer to the local burn permitting authorities on whether
you may burn outdoors. If you do burn outside...use extreme
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of the Fire Weather Watch.