• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ005>007-100000- Gilmer GA-Murray GA-Fannin GA- 725 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN GILMER... SOUTHEASTERN MURRAY AND NORTHWESTERN FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM EDT... At 725 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms extended from near Big Frog Mountain to near Mountaintown to near Ramhurst...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 these storms include Tails Creek, Ramhurst, Jones Mill, Mountaintown, Higdon, Colwell, Epworth and Copperhill. 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 3499 8429 3462 8460 3462 8480 3478 8467 3499 8455 TIME...MOT...LOC 2325Z 223DEG 30KT 3503 8447 3481 8457 3469 8468 WIND...40MPH $$

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