First Alert Weather Day issued for Thursday

First Alert Weather Day issued for Thursday
First Alert Weather Day (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for Thursday.

Most of Southwest Georgia is under an enhanced risk for Thursday.

The following counties are under a tornado warning until 9:30 p.m.:

Ware, Baker, and Clinch

Flash flood warning is in effect for the following county until 11 p.m.:

Crisp

FIRST ALERT: Severe threat has been raised to Enhanced for most of South Georgia Thursday. The primary threat will be Damaging Wind Gusts at a 30% chance.

Posted by Chris Zelman WALB on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The primary threat is a 45 percent chance for damaging wind gusts. There is also a 15 percent chance of flash flooding and a 5 percent chance of tornadoes.

The greatest threat for severe storms with damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding rains arrives midday northwest, afternoon to the Flint River, early evening for Highway 319 and late evening east of I-75.

Three to five inches of rain is expected for the northwest half of Southwest Georgia. A flash flood watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Thursday.

A squall line brings the greatest threat of Damaging Winds and Flash Flooding Rains. Here's the timing expected Thursday.

Posted by Chris Zelman WALB on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Other weather resources:

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WALG 1590 AM broadcasts WALB news and weather.

NASH FM 104.5 WKAK airs WALB’s meteorologist forecasts.

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