• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ034-035-045>047-220045- Walton GA-Rockdale GA-Barrow GA-DeKalb GA-Gwinnett GA- 813 PM EDT TUE AUG 21 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN WALTON...ROCKDALE... BARROW...DEKALB AND GWINNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 845 PM EDT... At 812 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Hog Mountain to Druid Hills...and moving east at 20 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 these storms include Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Decatur, Conyers, Winder, Duluth, Sugar Hill, Snellville, Suwanee, Buford, Lilburn, Loganville, Chamblee, Norcross, Doraville, Clarkston, Auburn, Stone Mountain, Dacula and Avondale Estates. 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 3400 8358 3372 8388 3374 8392 3371 8391 3371 8393 3369 8392 3358 8404 3371 8435 3383 8435 3413 8401 TIME...MOT...LOC 0012Z 285DEG 17KT 3404 8398 3378 8432 WIND...40MPH $$

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