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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:57 AM EDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to 7 am EDT

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 7 am EDT

* Locations... much of north and central Georgia, west of an Athens
to Abbeville line. Elevations above 2000ft will see even greater

* Winds... east winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 40 mph.
Gusts to 45 mph likely at higher elevations.

* Timing... tonight

* impacts... with heavy rainfall during this time, some trees may
be downed. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.