Storms are headed for the Paulding County area once again as the National Weather Service calls for severe weather impacts through the rest of the day.
Per the NWS forecast from Peachtree City, the worst of it is going to hit Central Georgia, but windy conditions, potential for scattered thunderstorms and rain is returning for the second time this week.
Chances for thunderstorms are expected through the afternoon hours, and a wind advisory in in place until 1 a.m. on Saturday. No immediate watches or warnings are in effect for the county at this time, but expect updates later this afternoon as the situation develops.
Make sure to follow the Paulding County EMA Facebook Page for updates on this and other severe weather-related topics throughout the coming days.
Currently predictions call for wind gusts up to 40 mph as the storm system moves through, with at least a tenth of an inch of rain predicted before it begins to clear out overnight.
This round of wet weather is part of a larger system pushing across much of the country as the week ends, bringing another round of blizzards and snow to the Midwest and Northeast.
Following today’s stormy weather, MLK Holiday Weekend forecasts call for temperatures to remain in the upper 40s through the daytime, and down into the 20s at night. There are chances of rain for MLK Day in the afternoon, but then a potential for snow is coming to Paulding and the surrounding area on Monday night and bring with it frigid temps.
Highs Tuesday are expected to only get up to 33, and down to 11, and remain just above freezing on Wednesday and down to 20 overnight.