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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:15 PM EDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 630 PM EDT
for northeastern Murray... northern Gilmer... northeastern Whitfield...
northwestern Union and Fannin counties...

At 615 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Culberson to Cherry Log to Fort Mountain State
Park, moving southeast at 45 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Eton, Cohutta, Morganton, Crandall, sumac, Jones
Mill, Higdon, Gregory, Loving, Cohutta Wilderness, Epworth, Conasauga
Lake, Beaverdale, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Fort Mountain State
Park, hemp and Tails Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3499 8401 3495 8396 3475 8436 3466 8461
      3499 8497
time... Mot... loc 2215z 310deg 38kt 3496 8419 3478 8435 3476 8471

Hail... 0.75in
wind... 60mph



615 PM EDT sun Jun 24 2018

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 630 PM EDT
for northeastern Murray... northern Gilmer... northeastern Whitfield...
northwestern Union and Fannin counties...

At 615 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Culberson to Cherry Log to Fort Mountain State
Park, moving southeast at 45 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Eton, Cohutta, Morganton, Crandall, sumac, Jones
Mill, Higdon, Gregory, Loving, Cohutta Wilderness, Epworth, Conasauga
Lake, Beaverdale, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Fort Mountain State
Park, hemp and Tails Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3499 8401 3495 8396 3475 8436 3466 8461
      3499 8497
time... Mot... loc 2215z 310deg 38kt 3496 8419 3478 8435 3476 8471

Hail... 0.75in
wind... 60mph




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