Central Georgia residents please use precaution as storms in the area are capable of producing strong winds and heavy rain. A Tornado warning has been issued for 49 counties in Georgia.

Tornado Watch vs Warning

Tornado Watch – A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms and multiple tornadoes in and close to the watch area. People in the affected areas are encouraged to be vigilant in preparation for severe weather.

Tornado Warning – A tornado warning means that a tornado has been sighted by spotters or indicated on radar, and is occurring or imminent in the warning area. If a tornado warning is issued, people in the affected area are strongly encouraged to take cover immediately.