Houston Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:12 AM EDT on April 18, 2014

...Flood Watch now in effect from 8 am EDT this morning through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Flood Watch to include portions of central and east central Georgia.

* From 8 am EDT this morning through Saturday evening

* rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible through Saturday morning. Wet soil conditions and above normal streamflow in this region will enhance the risk of flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 4:34 AM EDT on April 18, 2014

...Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 2 am EDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 2 am EDT Saturday.

* Locations...portions of central Georgia.

* Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing...this afternoon and tonight

* impacts...very strong and gusty winds will cause moderate to large sized branches to fall...as well as trees that have been weakened by the recent rains. High profile vehicles are also affected by these winds.

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.