• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ050-060-061-072-073-182130- Putnam GA-Baldwin GA-Hancock GA-Jones GA-Greene GA- 440 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PUTNAM...NORTHERN BALDWIN... WESTERN HANCOCK...NORTHEASTERN JONES AND SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT... At 438 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was northwest of Milledgeville, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind, occasional cloud-to-ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light, unsecured objects. Heavy rain will cause temporary street flooding, especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of this storm include Milledgeville, Eatonton, Reynolds Plantation, Phoenix, Midway-Hardwick, Liberty, Meriwether, Ethridge, Devereux, Underwood, Allenwood, Resseaus Crossroads, Oconee Springs Park, Warfield, Rockville, Plant Harlee Branch, Hardwick, Browns Crossing and Shoulderbone. 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 3300 8327 3306 8339 3315 8347 3342 8338 3343 8307 3319 8300 TIME...MOT...LOC 2038Z 220DEG 16KT 3315 8333 WIND...40MPH $$

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