Excessive storms, high winds move through Hamilton County

An extreme storm warning was issued within the Chattanooga site Tuesday afternoon as a storm moved in from the west.

There is a slight chance the typhoon will bring a small tornado to the scene, National Meteorologist Brandon Wasilewski said Tuesday.

As of Tuesday afternoon, northwestern Georgia counties were under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. m

Along the kingdom line around Chattanooga, the threat of a tornado formation hovered around 5% according to a forecast by Neighborhood

Peak winds could be around 20 to 40 mph, Wasilewski said, with gusts up to 60 mph. A gust to fifty-eight mph was recorded near the Chattanooga airport

Tuesday, according to the weather service. The best winds will likely arise at higher elevations.

Starting at 2 p.m. m. On Tuesday, the hurricane is moving east from Lookout Mountain at about forty-five mph

"If there is going to be more significant wind damage, it will be more for today (Tuesday)," Wasilewski said in a telephone interview.

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