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Special Weather Statement For White County And Surrounding Areas

10/8/17

Weather-Alert

Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Peachtree City GA

118 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

 

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN BANKS…HALL…

NORTHWESTERN JACKSON…NORTHEASTERN  UNION…TOWNS…NORTHWESTERN

BARROW…WHITE AND EASTERN LUMPKIN COUNTIES UNTIL 200 PM EDT…

At 118 PM EDT…a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line

extending from near Gumlog to Thompsons Mill…and moving east at 10

mph.    HAZARD…40 mph wind 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

Gainesville, Jefferson, Cleveland, Homer, Hiawassee, Blairsville,

Braselton, Flowery Branch, Oakwood, Lula, Maysville, Hoschton, Young

Harris, Clermont, Helen, Pendergrass, Gillsville, Talmo, Unicoi State

Park and Candler.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Motorists should

slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to hydroplaning.

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