Residents of Dallas and Hiram may want to brace for severe weather.
The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for north and central Georgia, including Paulding County. The outlook says a frontal boundary stretching from Virginia to Texas will move east today into the state, with showers and thunderstorms expected to come with it.
Officials say primary hazards from the weather pattern could range from damaging winds to occasional cloud-to-ground lightning. An isolated tornado is also possible.
The forecast specific to Dallas and Hiram says showers and thunderstorms are likely late this afternoon, with a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Today’s high is expected to peak at 76 degrees under mostly cloudy skies.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely when evening rolls around, with showers and possibly thunderstorms after 7 p.m.—some of the storms could be severe. Tonight’s chance of precipitation is 100 percent, while temps are expected to dip into the mid 50s.