Friday, May 3, 2013
Here's what the National Weather Service says we can expect over the weekend.
Exchange the shorts and t-shirts this weekend for light jackets and rain boots - forecasters are promising somewhat chilly, wet weather in Woodstock and Towne Lake. According to the National Weather Service's Hazardous Weather Outlook, a front from the west will bring widespread showers throughout north Georgia beginning Friday night, through the weekend into Sunday. Strong winds are possible within the system, but no thunderstorms are expected. Rainfall could reach up to two inches in certain areas. The local forecast for Woodstock shows cloudy weather will stick around, with a 30 percent chance of rain mainly after 2 p.m. Today's temperatures will reach into the mid 60s today with wind gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Tonight, the …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Cherokee County and the north Georgia area is expected to get about two inches of rain through Monday.
Don't get too comfortable with those sunny skies and mild temperatures, Woodstock. The weekend is slated to bring clouds and rain to finish out the rest of the week. A "shortwave" will move across Georgia over the weekend and "will bring the return of showers and thunderstorms to north and central Georgia for the weekend into the early work week," according to the National Weather Service's Forecast Office in Peachtree City. The service predicts the heaviest amount of rain could fall Saturday night and into Sunday morning, with total rainfall amounts reaching between two and two-and-a-half inches through Monday across north Georgia. Woodstock's forecast for the weekend calls for Friday to remain sunny and highs will reach 75. Tonight …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
High winds, lightning and a chance of an isolated tornado are expected to move into the area Thursday afternoon.
Woodstock and Towne Lake residents will be greeted with a chance of severe storms in the midst of rush hour traffic on Thursday. Heavy rains, high winds and a chance of tornadoes will move into Woodstock, Cherokee County and northern Georgia Thursday afternoon, according to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service. "A cold front will approach the state on Thursday (and) then move across the state Thursday night," NWS states. "Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of the front, and confidence continues to increase that isolated severe storms will accompany this frontal system." The main threat from the storms will be high winds, but meteorologists can not rule out the …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for today and a freeze warning for tonight.
Woodstock and Towne Lake are under a wind advisory until 6 p.m. today. While the winds will slow, the weather will only get colder as a freeze warning goes into effect at 2 a.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued the freeze warning and wind advisory for all of North and Central Georgia. Winds are out of the west at 15-25 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph. These winds could knock medium to large limbs from trees and even blow down weak or drought stressed trees. Temperatures overnight and early Tuesday will be in the middle to upper 20s in the higher elevations, but elsewhere in the lower 30s. The freeze warning is in effect from 2-10 a.m. Tuesday morning. Bundle the kids up for school – the freeze watch starts at 2 a.m. Tuesday, …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring or will occur within 24 hours, according to the NWS.
Cherokee County is among 37 counties are under a Red Flag Warning through 8 p.m. issued by the National Weather Service out of Peachtree City. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring or will occur within 24 hours, according to the NWS. The affected area for the Red Flag Warning is for much of north and east Georgia. The NWS reports, low relative humidity and strong winds will lead to dangerous fire conditions. The weather forecast for the remainder of the day is calling for mostly sunny skies with winds from the west around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Tonight will bring a 30 percent chance of snow and sleet after 5 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 34 and winds…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The National Weather Service gives Woodstock and Cherokee County a slight chance of precipitation as the low Thursday dips to 35.
High temps in the 60s won't last, as Wednesday ushers in a freeze watch covering north Georgia, including Woodstock and Cherokee County. In effect late Wednesday night through early Thursday morning, it warns of lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s, which could damage vegetation, according to the National Weather Service. Wednesday's high temp is expected to reach 61, but Thursday night holds a slight chance of rain and snow. NWS gives Woodstock and Cherokee County a 30 percent chance of precipitation Thursday night, according to the forecast, which puts the low around 35. NWS predicts a slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 4 a.m., a chance of snow and sleet between 4 a.m. to 5 a.m. and 5 a.m. and then a slight chance of snow after 5 a.…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Cherokee County will see strong, possibly severe thunderstorms today and will last into tonight.
Don't get too comfortable with the sunny skies and warm temperatures that graced Woodstock with their presence over the weekend. Woodstock and Towne Lake residents will see another batch of storms and cooler temperatures throughout the week. The storms, some of which could turn severe, will move into the area mid-morning on Monday and will stick around into Monday night. "Low pressure is expected to develop over western Tennessee and Kentucky later this morning as a cold front develops over the southern plains and lower gulf coast," according to a statement issued by the National Weather Service's Hazard Weather Outlook. "Ahead of this front, an area of showers and embedded thunderstorms will move across Alabama and into west Georgia …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Woodstock residents on Monday and Tuesday will have to dodge showers, and tangle with a brief cold blast mid week. However, mild temperatures are expected to return by Friday.
Don't let those umbrellas get too far out of sight, Woodstock! Rain will be in store for Woodstock and Towne Lake residents on Monday and Tuesday, but sunshine will quickly return as the end of the work week draws near. Monday will bring a 70 percent of rain, with showers and a chance of thunderstorm occurring throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service's 7-day forecast for Woodstock. Otherwise, it will be cloudy with high temperatures hovering around 65 degrees. Winds will be from the southeast and will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour, with gusts reaching as high as 20 miles per hour. Showers and thunderstorms will continue through Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Monday's low temperature will dip into the …
Monday, March 4, 2013
After a chilly weekend, Woodstock and Cherokee County will soon see rain and warmer temperatures.
Woodstock residents will soon see rain — and mild temperatures — return this week. After a cold weekend, a chance of rain will linger tonight and into Tuesday night. However, sunny skies will return on Wednesday and a warm-up will move into the city on Thursday, and will remain in the area through Sunday. "A low pressure system will impact north and central Georgia Monday night into Wednesday," according to the National Weather Service's hazardous weather outlook. "Minimal instability Tuesday will allow for a slight chance of thunderstorms ahead of the associated cold front." While the precipitation will mostly be rain, there's a slight chance that rain could turn into snow showers across portions of extreme north Georgia Tuesday night and…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Portions of north and central Georgia may see flurries, sleet or snow this weekend and freezing temps through Sunday night.
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Thursday, February 28
Portions of north and central Georgia could see some snow flurries or a wintry mix as temps drop headed into the weekend. Overnight freezing temps are expected through Sunday night, and Friday night and Saturday hold slight chances of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a freeze warning that includes Woodstock, Towne Lake and Cherokee County. It's effective through 9 a.m. Friday. "A fast-moving but potent upper low sweeping across the Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians [on] Saturday will bring a chance for at least light wintry precipitation to north Georgia," according to NWS' Hazardous Weather Outlook. "Any accumulations are expected to remain light at this time. Generally a half inch or less …