Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Severe Weather Warning via Tyrone PD

The National Weather Service predicts an outbreak of severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes tonight throughout metro Atlanta, including Tyrone.

The heaviest activity is forecast between 9 p.m. and midnight, but caution should be taken earlier, as these severe storms are expected to hit northwest Georgia around 6 p.m.

Specifically, the NWS predicts the possibility of long-tracked tornados, destructive winds (70 mph), and large hail over two inches in diameter during this period.

Please rely on media coverage during this period, or follow regular updates from the NWS at You can also sign up at for NWS email alerts.

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