Wind Advisory for Coweta County, no flood watches issued

From Staff Reports
news@newnan.com
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. –  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City says a Wind Advisory is in effect today until 7 p.m. for part of north and most of central Georgia, including Coweta County.
Winds will be from the south at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph, generally from mid-morning through the afternoon.
Neighboring counties Troup, Meriwether, Spalding, Fayette, Fulton, Douglas, Carroll and Heard will also be under the Wind Advisory.
Though no Flood Watches have been issued, The Newnan Times-Herald Weather Station has recorded a total of 1.44 inches of rain since midnight as of 6:30 a.m. A total of 4.19 inches of rain has fallen in downtown Newnan since Thursday.  Rainfall totals in the last several days include .02 of an inch (Thursday, Feb. 21), 1.52 inches (Friday, Feb. 22), .90 of an inch (Saturday, Feb. 23), .01 of an inch (Sunday, Feb. 24) and .30 of an inch (Monday, Feb. 25).
Today's forecast is a 100 percent chance of rain with a high near 61 to go along with the gusty winds.


More Local

Cuts would most affect bus drivers, cafeteria workers

The proposed health care cuts by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal are hitting close to home, and some Coweta County School System employees are faci ... Read More


Newnan Police on lookout for robbery suspect

Newnan police are on the lookout for a man suspected of robbing the CVS Pharmacy on Temple Avenue at gunpoint Saturday. About 7:20 a.m., Off ... Read More


NPD arrests two shooting suspects

On Sunday, authorities with the Newnan Police Department arrested two men believed to be involved in two shootings that occurred over the la ... Read More


Grantville merges with county emergency dispatch

During Monday’s city council meeting, the city of Grantville voted to sign a memorandum of understanding to integrate its computer aid ... Read More


Marijuana odor leads to arrests of wanted men

Senoia police arrested four men Sunday after an officer noticed how strongly they smelled of marijuana in a convenience store. About 12:30 a ... Read More

Edwards receives President’s Award from GTA

Tavores Edwards, Coweta’s transportation manager, is the 2014 recipient of the Georgia Transit Association’s President’s A ... Read More