Wind Advisory, Freeze Watch
Expires 10:00 AM EDT on March 13, 2014
Statement as of 12:24 am EDT on March 12, 2014
... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
2 am EDT Thursday...
... Freeze watch remains in effect from late tonight through
* temperatures... in the upper 20s to lower 30s.
* Locations... portions of north and central Georgia.
* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Timing... strong gusty winds will accompany a cold front that
pushes across the area on Wednesday. The strongest winds are
expected behind the cold front... with winds increasing from
the northwest Wednesday afternoon and remaining strong through
early Thursday morning. Temperatures will drop below freezing
between 1 am and 10 am Thursday morning.
* Impacts... strong winds could down weakened trees and limbs
from recent winter weather... move around unsecured objects...
and make driving difficult for high profile vehicles. Freezing
temperatures may damage or kill tender early Spring
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 freeze watch means conditions are favorable for a freeze event
in and close to the watch area. Those with agricultural interests
in the watch area should make preparations to protect sensitive
vegetation and Young trees.