• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ008-009-312115- Union GA-Towns GA- 449 PM EDT FRI AUG 31 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN UNION AND NORTHWESTERN TOWNS COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT... At 449 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Gumlog, or near Blairsville. This storm was nearly stationary. 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 Young Harris, Gumlog, Ivy Log and Alexanders Mill. 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 3488 8384 3491 8408 3499 8406 3499 8383 TIME...MOT...LOC 2049Z 338DEG 1KT 3495 8395 WIND...40MPH $$

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