Hazardous Weather Alert Issued for Cobb and Surrounding Areas

Residents of Cobb County and neighboring regions are advised to prepare for potentially hazardous weather conditions forecasted for Sunday, May 26. The National Weather Service has issued an alert, warning of severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and the possibility of localized flooding.

Meteorologists predict that a strong storm system will move through the area, bringing with it intense rain and high winds. The storms are expected to develop in the afternoon and continue into the evening. There is also a risk of hail and isolated tornadoes, adding to the severity of the weather outlook.

Emergency management officials urge residents to stay informed and take necessary precautions. “Make sure you have multiple ways to receive weather warnings,” advised a spokesperson for the local emergency services. “Secure outdoor items that could become projectiles in high winds and ensure that drainage systems are clear to minimize flooding risks.”

Drivers are cautioned to avoid flooded roads and to be prepared for sudden changes in weather conditions. “Turn around, don’t drown,” the spokesperson emphasized, highlighting the dangers of attempting to drive through flooded areas.

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The community is encouraged to stay indoors during the storms and to have an emergency kit ready, including essentials like water, non-perishable food, flashlights, and batteries. With vigilance and preparation, residents can stay safe and mitigate the impact of the hazardous weather forecast for Sunday.


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