Meso Mike has deployed to the red dot. We just got the EAS for the rapidly approaching cell. There is still some opportunity for blow up with continued gulf feed interaction with the front.
0715 PM CDT THU OCT 15 2009 Mike is going to the southeast to try to get ahead of it.
AREAS AFFECTED...SRN GA
CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY
THE THREAT FOR ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS AND PERHAPS A BRIEF TORNADO IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS PARTS OF SRN GA TONIGHT. A WW IS NOT ANTICIPATED.
Significant weather alert...
1014 PM EDT THU OCT 15 2009
...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR BERRIEN...COOK...~Dew
LANIER AND LOWNDES COUNTIES...
* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT
AT 1013 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR RAY CITY...OR 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
NASHVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.
THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
LAKELAND BY 1035 PM EDT.
WINDS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.
THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WHICH MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF STREETS AND LOW LYING AREAS...AND IS ALSO PRODUCING NEARLY CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.