• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    GAZ059-060-072-073-020600- Putnam GA-Baldwin GA-Jones GA-Jasper GA- 114 AM EDT SAT JUN 2 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN PUTNAM...WESTERN BALDWIN...NORTHERN JONES AND SOUTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 200 AM EDT... At 114 AM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Round Oak, or 9 miles northwest of Gray...moving east at 20 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 Milledgeville, Gray, Meriwether, Ethridge, Bradley, Wayside, Haddock, Resseaus Crossroads, Round Oak, Hillsboro, Browns Crossing, Stanfordville and Blountsville. 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 3301 8372 3319 8373 3326 8331 3298 8327 TIME...MOT...LOC 0514Z 267DEG 18KT 3310 8365 WIND...40MPH $$

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