• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ008-009-015-016-210715- Union GA-Towns GA-White GA-Lumpkin GA- 239 AM EDT SAT JUL 21 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR UNION...TOWNS...NORTHWESTERN WHITE AND NORTHEASTERN LUMPKIN COUNTIES UNTIL 315 AM EDT... At 238 AM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from Gumlog to Blairsville to Jones Creek...and moving southeast at 30 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 Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris, Whitley Gap Shelter, Blue Mountain Shelter, Brasstown Bald, Gumlog, Mountain Scene, Woods Hole Shelter, Low Gap Shelter, Owltown, Vogel State Park, Track Rock, Macedonia, Blood Mountain Shelter and Alexanders Mill. 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 3491 8366 3470 8379 3468 8401 3487 8411 3490 8401 3499 8395 3499 8387 TIME...MOT...LOC 0638Z 316DEG 25KT 3497 8391 3487 8397 3486 8409 WIND...40MPH $$

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