• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ014-021>023-092200- Hall GA-Dawson GA-Cherokee GA-Forsyth GA- 535 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HALL...SOUTHEASTERN DAWSON... NORTHERN CHEROKEE AND FORSYTH COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT... At 535 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms extended from Canton to near Ducktown to Buford Dam-Lake Lanier Parks...moving northeast at 20 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 Gainesville, Canton, Cumming, Sugar Hill, Flowery Branch, Oakwood, Ball Ground, Free Home, Buffington, Dougherty, Drew, Coal Mountain, Hightower, Matt, Murrayville, Lathemtown, Lake Lanier Islands, War Hill Park, Aqualand Park and Silver City. 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 3431 8368 3413 8395 3417 8406 3412 8410 3423 8430 3417 8465 3438 8436 3438 8426 3439 8426 3443 8400 3442 8398 3444 8393 TIME...MOT...LOC 2135Z 238DEG 25KT 3423 8451 3427 8425 3416 8405 WIND...40MPH $$

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