• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ004-011-012-019-082045- Chattooga GA-Whitfield GA-Gordon GA-Floyd GA- 416 PM EDT WED AUG 8 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CHATTOOGA...SOUTHERN WHITFIELD... GORDON AND NORTHERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT... At 415 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Tilton to Chattoogaville...and moving east at 30 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 Rome, Calhoun, Resaca, Plainville, Shannon, Lyerly, Ranger, Sonoraville, Pinson, Oostanaula, Tidings, Redbud, Armuchee, Lake Marvin, Audubon, Sugar Valley, Oakman, Chattoogaville, Everett Springs and Nickelsville. 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 3468 8489 3465 8492 3462 8491 3461 8475 3462 8474 3462 8472 3461 8472 3461 8473 3460 8473 3458 8465 3449 8466 3439 8487 3440 8495 3438 8496 3440 8497 3439 8500 3435 8501 3431 8505 3433 8547 3438 8548 TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 273DEG 27KT 3464 8490 3437 8544 WIND...50MPH $$

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