Monday, March 18, 2013
Marietta and Powder Springs seemingly escaped any lasting effects caused by Monday’s weather system. Share how the weather in West Cobb impacted you by uploading your photos and videos from it as well as details in the comments.
It was a little bit of sound and fury, but in the end, Monday afternoon’s threat of severe weather was just that—merely a threat. Tornado sirens went off in West Cobb just after 6 p.m. Monday, and before it was over, residents saw some wet weather as well as some hail. West Cobb Patch Editor Jon Gargis heard heavy winds and saw pea-sized hail rain down on his home in the Fair Oaks community. Others in nearby areas experienced similar conditions. “I'm seeing very heavy wind and pea sized hail near Brownsville and Hiram-Lithia Springs roads,” @WestCobbPatch follower @jonamato tweeted about 6:15 p.m. Readers on the West Cobb Patch Facebook page reported high winds in several areas as well as rain and hail, but noted no damage around them. …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The watch will be in effect Monday morning through Tuesday evening.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Monday, February 25
Cobb County residents will probably want to get the umbrellas handy once again. The National Weather Service Sunday night issued a flood watch for north and central Georgia, including Cobb County. The watch takes effect at 7 a.m. today and is set to run until Tuesday evening. “This round of moderate to heavy rain comes closely on the heels of this past weekend’s heavy rains which have left soils saturated and rivers and streams already running high,” the weather advisory stated. “Localized flash flooding will be possible if the heavy rain repeatedly moves over the same area.” Cobb was under a flood watch late last week as well. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding. Residents should monitor forecasts and be ready for …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
We've got some video of today's rains, but we know you can do better. If you have any great shots or video of today's rough weather, upload them here so your fellow West Cobb Patch readers can see.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jon Gargis
Thursday, January 31
Wednesday’s weather was enough of a threat to lead officials with Cobb County Schools and nearby Paulding County Schools to cancel extracurricular activities. Return to West Cobb Patch for updates.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
School will be dismissed as normal.
Wednesday, January 30
With Cobb County under a tornado watch until 8 p.m., the Cobb County School District today has canceled all extracurricular activities. Additionally, all activities at the Cobb/Paulding Adult Education Center have been canceled for the day. According to the district's Twitter feed, there will be no change to the school dismissal schedule. After-school programs will operate as normal. Return to West Cobb Patch for updates.