• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ027-038-040200- Madison GA-Oglethorpe GA- 908 PM EDT TUE JUL 3 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MADISON AND NORTHWESTERN OGLETHORPE COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT... At 908 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Dewy Rose, or 7 miles northwest of Elberton...moving west at 15 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 this storm include Danielsville, Comer, Winterville, Colbert, Ila, Carlton, Pocataligo, Diamond Hill, Smithonia, Watson Mill Bridge State Park and Paoli. 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 3422 8308 3421 8309 3417 8310 3415 8306 3412 8305 3411 8303 3410 8304 3408 8300 3405 8299 3397 8327 3398 8327 3400 8326 3401 8328 3423 8333 3425 8310 TIME...MOT...LOC 0108Z 078DEG 15KT 3417 8297 WIND...40MPH $$

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