• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ059-060-072-073-122200- Putnam GA-Baldwin GA-Jones GA-Jasper GA- 534 PM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN PUTNAM... NORTHWESTERN BALDWIN...NORTHEASTERN JONES AND SOUTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT... At 534 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Stanfordville, or 8 miles southwest of Eatonton...moving southeast at 25 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 Milledgeville, Eatonton, Meriwether, Ethridge, Plant Harlee Branch, Browns Crossing, Haddock, Resseaus Crossroads, Stanfordville, Blountsville and Willard. 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 3299 8346 3325 8364 3335 8348 3320 8328 3318 8326 3314 8320 TIME...MOT...LOC 2134Z 321DEG 21KT 3325 8350 WIND...40MPH $$

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