WEATHER: Another Weekend, Another Threat of Severe Weather

The National Weather Service has issued another warning about the possibility of severe weather in southwest Georgia this weekend.
What:  Scattered thunderstorms with a few severe storms possible.  Damaging straight line wind is the main threat, although a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.  Locally heavy rain is also possible.
When:  Thursday night through mid-morning Friday.
Where:  The greatest threat is across the Florida panhandle.  There is a lesser but non-zero threat across southeast Alabama, southwest Georgia, and the Florida big bend.
Impacts: Sporadic impacts to trees and power lines is the most likely impact.  Greater impacts are possible if a tornado or two develops, but we are currently not expecting widespread severe weather.  Isolated pockets of minor flooding in poor drainage areas are also possible with locally heavy rain in a brief period of time

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