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Athens-Clarke County Police Department
Wednesday July 17th, 2019 :: 05:29 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Clarke County in northeastern Georgia... East central Jackson County in northeastern Georgia... Northern Oglethorpe County in northeastern Georgia... Madison County in northeastern Georgia...

* Until 600 PM EDT.

* At 525 PM EDT, the leading edge of line of severe thunderstorms were located from near Ila to Colbert to near Smithonia, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Danielsville, Nicholson, Comer, Winterville, Colbert, Ila, Carlton, Hull, Athens-Clarke County, Diamond Hill, Smithonia, Sandy Creek Recreation Area, Barretts Mill, Paoli, Dunlap, Neese, Watson Mill Bridge State Park, Vesta and Point Peter.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADISON, GA ... OGLETHORPE, GA ... JACKSON, GA ... CLARKE, 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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