• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ049-059-122145- Morgan GA-Jasper GA- 515 PM EDT THU JUL 12 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN MORGAN AND NORTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT... At 514 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Newborn, or 12 miles southeast of Covington...moving southwest at 5 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 Newborn and Farrar. 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 3341 8363 3346 8375 3348 8373 3349 8371 3350 8371 3348 8369 3349 8367 3351 8369 3356 8368 3351 8356 TIME...MOT...LOC 2114Z 032DEG 5KT 3350 8367 WIND...40MPH $$

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