The 16 county area covers Cartersville and Bartow County, as well as surrounding counties.
Isolated severe thunderstorms are expected across much of north Georgia through tonight. The primary hazards will be damaging winds, hail, cloud-to-ground lightning and isolated tornadoes. Heavy rain is possible.
The forecast calls for showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 a.m., then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2 a.m. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 68 and a 70 percent chance of rain.