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Fannin County EMA
Sunday October 8th, 2017 :: 07:06 a.m. EDT

Alert

Tropical Storm Warning until 03:15PM

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Blue Ridge

* WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 15-25 mph with gusts to 45 mph - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

* FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flash Flood Watch is in effect - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 4-8 inches, with locally higher amounts - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated - The flooding rain threat has decreased from the previous assessment. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

* TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

* FOR MORE INFORMATION: - Family emergency plans: Federal Emergency Management Agency - http://ready.gov/hurricanes - Local weather conditions and forecasts: - http://weather.gov/atlanta

* AFFECTED AREAS: FANNIN

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Address/Location
Fannin County EMA
181 Church St
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-632-1958

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tropical Storm Warning

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