• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ048-122130- Newton GA- 507 PM EDT THU JUL 12 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN NEWTON COUNTY UNTIL 530 PM EDT... At 507 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Newborn, or 10 miles southeast of Covington. 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 Newborn and Mansfield. 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 3361 8371 3359 8368 3358 8369 3357 8368 3351 8369 3349 8367 3348 8369 3350 8371 3349 8371 3348 8374 3352 8380 TIME...MOT...LOC 2107Z 315DEG 1KT 3352 8369 WIND...40MPH $$

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