Windy Hill/Cobb Parkway Power Outage

Traffic signals at the busy intersection may be out through the Monday afternoon rush hour.

The windy weather that has most of metro Atlanta under a wind advisory is affecting traffic near a busy intersection of Windy Hill Road.

The Marietta Police Department issued an advisory at 5:24 p.m. Monday indicating that a power outage on Windy Hill Road near Cobb Parkway caused by heavy winds has also taken out some traffic signals in the area.

The advisory indicated that estimated repairs "could take three hours."

While the East Coast was bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, the strong winds stemming from the massive storm are affecting weather patterns throughout much of the Eastern part of the country.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the metro Atlanta area through 8 p.m. on Tuesday, including Cobb.

Winds in the Cobb area could be as strong as between 20 mph and 25 mph during this time.

Temperatures tonight are expected to dip into the mid 30s.

On Tuesday, sunny skies are expected again, with highs in the mid 50s, with winds coming from west northwest and reaching close to 20 mph.

Clarissa O'Shea October 29, 2012 at 11:44 PM
Good thing McKendrick's Steak House still has power! Looks like we're going out tonight.


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