• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ035-037-046>048-102245- Walton GA-Rockdale GA-Barrow GA-Oconee GA-Newton GA- 603 PM EDT MON SEP 10 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WALTON...EASTERN ROCKDALE... SOUTHERN BARROW...NORTHWESTERN OCONEE AND NORTHERN NEWTON COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT... At 602 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was southwest of Monroe, 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 will cause temporary street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of this storm include Monroe, Covington, Loganville, Social Circle, Walnut Grove, Bethlehem, Between, Good Hope, Jersey, Bold Springs, Windsor, Nicholasville, Youth, Pannell, Campton, Herndonville, Gratis and Gum Creek. 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 3394 8359 3379 8353 3378 8353 3363 8383 3373 8395 3390 8384 3393 8380 3395 8381 3396 8380 TIME...MOT...LOC 2202Z 220DEG 23KT 3373 8381 WIND...40MPH $$

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