Strong storms expected Wednesday

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 6:53 AM
Last updated 6:01 PM
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Severe storms bringing strong winds and hail are expected to hit the area Wednesday.

Temperatures are expected to start rising into the mid-70s on Tuesday.

“That’s going to get the atmosphere a little unstable,” National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Liscinsky said of the expected 20-degree increase in temperature.

On Wednesday, meteorologists are predicting an 80 percent chance of strong, possibly severe thunderstorms in the afternoon to early evening.

Parts of Georgia might see tornadoes. Locally, hail and winds reaching 20 mph and higher are expected to be the biggest threat, though the possibility of tornadoes is still being analyzed.

After the storm weather passes, another cold front will push temperatures back into the 50s for the rest of the week.

Associated Press reports were used in this article.

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pommom38 01/28/13 - 11:15 am
Uh huh

Ok. I'll believe it when I actually see it.
Everytime they forecast bad weather, it never arrives. I won't hold my breath this time either.

OpenCurtain 01/29/13 - 10:04 am

Tornado Vortex signatures up in North East Ga / West NC.

CURRENT 24 - 36 hour outlook for CSRA

Rain and Wind.
With GA counties north Madison GA getting the major part of the bad weather.

Wed. TOR INDEX GA = 3 out of 10

The TOR:CON index ranges from 0 to 10. Multiply the value by 10 to get your chance of a tornado within 50 miles of a location. GA statewide is 30%.
Points 01/29/13 - 10:43 am

Lets hope the weathermen are right about the rain but hope that they are as accurate about the strong winds as they have been in predicting the weather in January.

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