• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ005-006-210645- Murray GA-Fannin GA- 215 AM EDT SAT JUL 21 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN MURRAY AND NORTHWESTERN FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 245 AM EDT... At 215 AM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Archville to near Parksville to near Gap Springs...and moving southeast at 30 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind...up to penny sized hail...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 Tennga, Jones Mill, Cisco, Higdon, Colwell, Cohutta Wilderness, 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 8428 3490 8437 3488 8468 3499 8478 TIME...MOT...LOC 0615Z 308DEG 24KT 3519 8445 3506 8464 3504 8481 HAIL...0.75IN WIND...50MPH $$

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