• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ047>049-161715- Morgan GA-Walton GA-Newton GA- 1250 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MORGAN...WALTON AND NORTHEASTERN NEWTON COUNTIES UNTIL 115 PM EDT... At 1250 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Social Circle, or 8 miles south of Monroe...moving north at 25 mph. HAZARD...Cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT...Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. If you can hear thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Heavy rain may cause temporary street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of this storm include Monroe, Covington, Social Circle, Rutledge, Newborn, Bostwick, Between, Good Hope, Jersey, Ebenezer, Nicholasville, Hard Labor Creek State Park, Brick Store, Pannell, Campton, Herndonville and Gratis. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Electrical appliances should not be used unless in an emergency. Motorists should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to hydroplaning. LAT...LON 3378 8347 3376 8346 3351 8369 3363 8384 3389 8384 3390 8365 TIME...MOT...LOC 1650Z 202DEG 25KT 3367 8370 $$

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