• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ011-012-019-092330- Chattooga GA-Gordon GA-Floyd GA- 705 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN CHATTOOGA...WESTERN GORDON AND NORTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM EDT... At 705 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was near Armuchee, or 11 miles southwest of Calhoun...moving northeast at 25 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 this storm include Rome, Calhoun, Resaca, Plainville, Shannon, Pinson, Oostanaula, Sugar Valley, Tidings, Armuchee, Everett Springs and Lake Marvin. 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 3459 8508 3461 8487 3445 8486 3439 8497 3440 8498 3438 8499 3439 8499 3439 8500 3437 8501 3429 8517 3439 8530 TIME...MOT...LOC 2305Z 220DEG 33KT 3443 8514 WIND...40MPH $$

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