Wind Advisory posted for much of Georgia

lfabian@macon.comFebruary 16, 2013 

It might be a good idea to charge your electronics as trees could topple in strong winds Saturday and trigger scattered power outages.

The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Advisory for most of Georgia from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sustained winds of 20 mph and gusts of 35 mph are expected through central and northern parts of the state.

Weak or diseased trees could snap or fall in the moist soil from recent rain.

Driving could be difficult in the stronger gusts, especially for vans, trucks and other high-profile vehicles.

The advisory includes the cities of: Griffin, Milledgeville, Macon, Swainsboro, Columbus, Warner Robins, Dublin, Lumpkin, Americus, Cordele, Vidalia, Calhoun, Dahlonega, Cleveland, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point,

Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan and Peachtree City,

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