• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ069>071-131930- Lamar GA-Monroe GA-Upson GA- 305 PM EDT WED JUN 13 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN LAMAR...SOUTHWESTERN MONROE AND NORTHEASTERN UPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT... At 305 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Yatesville, or 8 miles south of Barnesville...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 Yatesville, Culloden and Redbone. 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 3288 8419 3298 8420 3304 8404 3285 8402 TIME...MOT...LOC 1905Z 262DEG 12KT 3293 8416 WIND...40MPH $$

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