• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ013-020-021-010500- Cherokee GA-Bartow GA-Pickens GA- 1216 AM EDT FRI JUN 1 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN CHEROKEE... NORTHEASTERN BARTOW AND SOUTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 100 AM EDT... At 1216 AM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Funkhouser, or 13 miles northwest of Canton...moving southeast at 5 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind...pea sized hail and frequent cloud to ground lightning. IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...unsecured objects. Some locations in the path of this storm include Canton, Ball Ground, Waleska, Lake Arrowhead, Salacoa Valley, Pine Log, Talmadge, Funkhouser and Sutallee. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. LAT...LON 3432 8436 3418 8456 3434 8476 3442 8467 3441 8465 3443 8465 3446 8462 TIME...MOT...LOC 0416Z 295DEG 6KT 3437 8466 HAIL...0.25IN WIND...40MPH $$

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