Peachtree City, GA

Heat wave, thunderstorms expected for North Georgia

Justine Lookenott
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City predicts heat wave and thunderstorms for next few days(Image by Getty Images)

(Forsyth County, GA) The National Weather Service in Peachtree City posted its first Heat Index graphic of the year on their Facebook page as North Georgia was hit with temperatures in the low 90s on Thursday, May 19.

Friday, May 20 is expected to see similar weather with a high of 92 degrees before dropping down to the 80s over the weekend.

Potential hazardous weather in North and Central Georgia is also a possibility with isolated thunderstorms predicted for this afternoon and evening. Some of these storms could become strong to severe, producing gusty winds and hail.

Storms are also expected from Saturday, May 21 through Wednesday, May 25.
The National Weather Service's predicted weather in Georgia for Friday, May 20(Image by the National Weather Service)

For more information, visit the National Weather Service website.

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I cover local news in Forsyth County, GA. My debut into the writing world began at the age of 10 when I won an essay contest in Around Acworth Magazine in which I wrote about spending the summer with my pet goat, Eclair. Since graduating from Kennesaw State University, I have been published in several newspapers and magazines in the Atlanta area including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta School Guide, What Now Atlanta, Newcomer Magazine, the Marietta Daily Journal and the Cherokee Tribune.

Forsyth County, GA

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