• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ021-032-033-043>045-053>055-057-240330- Fayette GA-North Fulton GA-Douglas GA-Cobb GA-Clayton GA-Coweta GA- Cherokee GA-DeKalb GA-Henry GA-South Fulton GA- 1045 PM EDT MON JUL 23 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FAYETTE...NORTH FULTON... NORTHEASTERN DOUGLAS...COBB...CLAYTON...NORTHEASTERN COWETA... SOUTHWESTERN CHEROKEE...WESTERN DEKALB...WESTERN HENRY AND SOUTH FULTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 PM EDT... At 1044 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Roswell to Jw Smith Reservoir...and moving west at 5 mph. HAZARD...Occasional 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 these storms include Atlanta, Marietta, Decatur, Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Alpharetta, Smyrna, Dunwoody, Peachtree City, East Point, Kennesaw, Stockbridge, Woodstock, Acworth, Union City, Forest Park, Riverdale and College Park. 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 3415 8465 3404 8427 3335 8425 3335 8438 3333 8439 3328 8465 TIME...MOT...LOC 0244Z 102DEG 5KT 3399 8435 3340 8436 $$

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