• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ042-052-302245- Carroll GA-Heard GA- 613 PM EDT MON JUL 30 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CARROLL AND NORTHERN HEARD COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT... At 612 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Bowdon, or 10 miles west of Carrollton...moving east at 15 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 Carrollton, Villa Rica, Bowdon, Mount Zion, Ephesus, Centralhatchee, Roopville, Bowdon Junction, Tyus, Roosterville, Clem, Abilene, John Tanner State Park, Lowell, Plant Wansley, Treasure Lake and Blackjack Mountain. 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 3365 8529 3370 8514 3369 8512 3371 8508 3371 8490 3368 8490 3345 8498 3344 8498 3343 8501 3338 8500 3332 8502 3336 8528 3365 8534 TIME...MOT...LOC 2212Z 282DEG 14KT 3352 8524 WIND...40MPH $$

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