• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ017-018-072315- Stephens GA-Habersham GA- 651 PM EDT TUE AUG 7 2018 ...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT STEPHENS AND HABERSHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT... At 651 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of Cleveland to near Clarkesville to 5 miles northwest of Toccoa, and moving east at 10 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Toccoa, Clarkesville, Cornelia, Baldwin, Demorest, Mount Airy, Alto, Batesville, Turnerville and Hollywood. In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. If outdoors, try to get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors, stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary appliances before the storms approach. && LAT...LON 3454 8362 3460 8365 3462 8364 3465 8366 3473 8362 3476 8363 3478 8365 3481 8360 3479 8356 3476 8356 3474 8353 3473 8349 3473 8346 3454 8311 3447 8334 3446 8340 3449 8354 3446 8358 3446 8361 3451 8367 TIME...MOT...LOC 2251Z 248DEG 11KT 3467 8370 3461 8352 3463 8341 $$

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