Update 1 – Live Blogging: Southeast Severe Weather Outbreak 4/27/2011

Update: 6:06 PM 4/27/2011

Just a quick update showing current Weather Warnings, Watches and radar. All of this is moving east and will be affecting the local area later this evening and through the early morning hours.

Severe Weather Warnings as of 5:58 PM EDT

Severe Weather Warnings and Radar as of 5:58 PM EDT

Severe Weather Watches as of 5:58 PM EDT

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Original Post

Jumping right in … Already reports this morning out of North Georgia of Widespread Wind Damage, trees down as well as power lines and damage to structures. The worst report at this time:

8:41 AM – “DADE COUNTY EMA RELAYED A REPORT OF POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE IN TRENTON. DADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAD PART OF ITS ROOF LIFTED UP.”

Tornadoes have not been confirmed yet in any of the reports, including the above. We’ll know for sure in a day or two.

The storms that caused the damage in North Georgia is the first round. The Second round will come later today and impact a larger portion of Georgia through tomorrow morning, the local area included. The national weather service has revised the time in which these storms will arrive and depart areas of Georgia.

For select counties in the local area: Lee & Russell Co. Alabama, Chattahoochee, Harris & Muscogee Co. in Georgia, Wind advisories are in effect at this time.

Follow along here on the blog, on my FaceBook Page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cataula-GA-Weather-Alerts/220151324667478, or here via Twitter – http://twitter.com/CataulaGaWX.

If you don’t follow along here, follow somewhere [ internet, television, radio ]. This is a powerful system that will be moving through. All and every type of severe weather you can think of is possible.

Check back for updates.

Ed – Cataula GA WX

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