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Athens-Clarke County Police Department
Wednesday July 17th, 2019 :: 04:46 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:30PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Oconee County in northeastern Georgia... Southeastern Barrow County in north central Georgia... Clarke County in northeastern Georgia... Northeastern Walton County in north central Georgia... Southeastern Jackson County in northeastern Georgia... Northwestern Oglethorpe County in northeastern Georgia... Madison County in northeastern Georgia...

* Until 530 PM EDT.

* At 443 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Winder to near Bogart to Good Hope, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Winder, Watkinsville, Danielsville, Athens, Statham, Arcade, Nicholson, Comer, Winterville, Bogart, Crawford, North High Shoals, Bethlehem, Colbert, Arnoldsville, Ila, Carlton, Bishop, Hull and Whitehall.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADISON, GA ... WALTON, GA ... OCONEE, GA ... OGLETHORPE, GA ... JACKSON, GA ... CLARKE, GA ... BARROW, GA

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. If you see wind damage...hail or flooding...wait until the storm has passed...and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at NWSATLANTA.

Address/Location
Athens-Clarke County Police Department
3035 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-613-3888

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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