Fannin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 6:29 PM EDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Gilmer... northwestern Dawson...
Union... towns... northwestern white... Lumpkin and Fannin counties
until 715 PM EDT...

At 629 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Gumlog to near dial to near Tails 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
Dahlonega, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris,
East Ellijay, Morganton, Suches, Amicalola Falls State Park, Blue
Mountain shelter, Gumlog, Jones Creek, Fausett Lake, Pisgah, Mineral
Bluff, Cherry Log, Stover creek shelter, hemp and Tails Creek.

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 3490 8363 3488 8366 3482 8365 3480 8368
      3479 8368 3460 8385 3446 8426 3451 8433
      3456 8435 3455 8440 3471 8466 3478 8464
      3488 8444 3499 8415 3499 8384
time... Mot... loc 2229z 296deg 26kt 3500 8395 3478 8428 3473 8465

Wind... 40mph


629 PM EDT sun Jun 24 2018

... Significant weather advisory for Gilmer... northwestern Dawson...
Union... towns... northwestern white... Lumpkin and Fannin counties
until 715 PM EDT...

At 629 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Gumlog to near dial to near Tails 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
Dahlonega, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris,
East Ellijay, Morganton, Suches, Amicalola Falls State Park, Blue
Mountain shelter, Gumlog, Jones Creek, Fausett Lake, Pisgah, Mineral
Bluff, Cherry Log, Stover creek shelter, hemp and Tails Creek.

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 3490 8363 3488 8366 3482 8365 3480 8368
      3479 8368 3460 8385 3446 8426 3451 8433
      3456 8435 3455 8440 3471 8466 3478 8464
      3488 8444 3499 8415 3499 8384
time... Mot... loc 2229z 296deg 26kt 3500 8395 3478 8428 3473 8465

Wind... 40mph