• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ066-067-078-092130- Harris GA-Troup GA-Meriwether GA- 503 PM EDT THU AUG 9 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN HARRIS...TROUP AND WESTERN MERIWETHER COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT... At 503 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over LaGrange...moving east at 30 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 LaGrange, Hamilton, Greenville, West Point, Hogansville, Pine Mountain, Lone Oak, Saint Marks, Mountville, Cannonville, Louise, Odessadale, Abbottsford, Stovall, Piedmont Heights, Harrisonville, Hillcrest, Big Springs, Wares Crossroads and Jones Crossroads. 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 3302 8521 3319 8509 3317 8508 3318 8505 3321 8499 3313 8463 3277 8487 3285 8515 3285 8518 3286 8519 TIME...MOT...LOC 2103Z 284DEG 25KT 3307 8502 WIND...40MPH $$

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