• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ060-061-074-162300- Washington GA-Putnam GA-Hancock GA- 628 PM EDT SAT JUN 16 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON... SOUTHEASTERN PUTNAM AND HANCOCK COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT... At 628 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from Oconee Springs Park to Warthen...and moving west at 5 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of these storms include Sparta, Linton, Oconee Springs Park, Devereux, Beulah and Warthen. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to hydroplaning. LAT...LON 3301 8286 3314 8310 3315 8310 3316 8315 3329 8339 3334 8309 3317 8273 TIME...MOT...LOC 2228Z 083DEG 6KT 3328 8320 3310 8282 WIND...50MPH $$

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