Forsyth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Freeze Warning
Issued: 2:40 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Freeze warning remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to
8 am EST Friday...

* temperatures... mid 20s to around 30.

* Timing... generally after 11 PM tonight through 8 am Friday
morning.

* Impacts... freezing temperatures could kill sensitive
vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

* Locations... north and central Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.





Flood Warning
Issued: 5:27 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Big Creek near Alpharetta.
* From tonight until Friday afternoon.
* At 5 am Thursday the stage was 6.5 feet... and rising.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 7.2 feet after midnight.The river will fall
below flood stage by late Friday morning.
* At 7 feet... flood stage is reached. Minor flooding of Woodlands
and fields begin along the creek between Cumming in Forsyth
County... to Alpharetta and Roswell in north Fulton County.
Flooding starts to effect portions of the Big Creek Greenway near
Alpharetta and some portions may become closed with around one foot
of water... especially upstream and downstream from the gage on
Kimball bridge Road and near Rock Mill park. Portions of the YMCA
campground off Preston Ridge Road will begin to flood.



Lat... Lon 3410 8425 3410 8420 3404 8425 3402 8430
      3404 8433 3407 8427




Special Statement
Issued: 4:37 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Black ice possible on some roads in north and central Georgia
late tonight and Friday morning...

* locations... north and central Georgia

* hazard types... refreezing of liquid water, also known as black
ice.

* Timing... from 10 PM EST this evening through 10 am EST Friday
morning.

* Impacts... roads and bridges may become slick making travel
hazardous. Wet surfaces or runoff from recent heavy rainfall may
freeze as temperatures drop below freezing. Areas that will be
especially susceptible to black ice are elevated roadways, off
ramps, shaded areas, areas prone to runoff of water and
secondary roads.



437 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

... Black ice possible on some roads in north and central Georgia
late tonight and Friday morning...

* locations... north and central Georgia

* hazard types... refreezing of liquid water, also known as black
ice.

* Timing... from 10 PM EST this evening through 10 am EST Friday
morning.

* Impacts... roads and bridges may become slick making travel
hazardous. Wet surfaces or runoff from recent heavy rainfall may
freeze as temperatures drop below freezing. Areas that will be
especially susceptible to black ice are elevated roadways, off
ramps, shaded areas, areas prone to runoff of water and
secondary roads.