Weather Alert

Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning in effect for Coweta

by Staff Reports

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Monday's Weather Map from The National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City says both a Wind Advisory and Freeze Warning is in effect for north and central Georgia, including Coweta County.

The Wind Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight. The Freeze Warning takes effect at 2 a.m. early Tuesday through 10 a.m.

Neighboring counties also in the Wind Advisory and Freeze Warning area are Carroll, Douglas, Fulton, Clayton, Fayette, Spalding, Pike, Meriwether, Troup and Heard.

Today's forecast includes cloudy skies, gradually becoming mostly sunny with a high near 47 degrees. Winds will be from the west at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts up to 40. As of 6:30 a.m. today, the highest wind gust recorded at The Newnan Times-Herald weather station is 27 mph.

Tonight, mostly clear conditions are expected with a low around 29 degrees. Northwest wind will be 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25.

Winds this strong could topple a few trees, plus knock medium to large limbs from trees and make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.

Tonight's freezing temperatures will impact early budding and flowering vegetation.

Since Friday, The Newnan Times-Herald weather station has recorded 1.62 inches of rain – Friday (.03), Saturday (.84) and Sunday (.75). The rainfall total for March is now at 3.29 inches with rain falling eight days.

The Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic website is reporting today's pollen count in the high range at 82. Pollens present include oak trees and grass.

For more weather information, visit: http://www.times-herald.com/weather/ .


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