• Special Weather Statement

    GAZ059-060-161800- Putnam GA-Jasper GA- 126 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN PUTNAM AND SOUTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 200 PM EDT... At 126 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Monticello...moving north at 25 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind...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 Monticello, Shady Dale, Central Georgia Experiment Stn, Calvin, Hillsboro, McElheneys Crossroads and Adgateville. 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 3316 8361 3316 8364 3322 8380 3345 8368 3341 8342 TIME...MOT...LOC 1726Z 199DEG 24KT 3327 8368 WIND...40MPH $$

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