• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ011-019-092300- Chattooga GA-Floyd GA- 635 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CHATTOOGA AND FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT... At 635 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Coosa, or 9 miles west of Rome...moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 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 this storm include Rome, Shannon, Pinson, Tidings, Armuchee and Coosa. 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 3453 8523 3442 8509 3441 8511 3441 8510 3440 8506 3435 8500 3413 8537 3419 8544 3425 8545 TIME...MOT...LOC 2235Z 223DEG 23KT 3423 8536 WIND...40MPH $$

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