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Fannin County EMA
Saturday March 17th, 2018 :: 08:14 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 09:00PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Towns County in northeastern Georgia... Union County in north central Georgia... Northeastern Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 900 PM EDT

* At 809 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Archville, or 8 miles east of Benton, moving southeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Blairsville, Young Harris, Morganton, Hemp, Gumlog, Nottely Dam, Ivy Log, Loving, Jones Creek, Woods Hole Shelter, Owltown, Mineral Bluff, Vogel State Park, Track Rock, Blood Mountain Shelter, Alexanders Mill, Culberson and Copperhill. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: FANNIN ... TOWNS ... UNION

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.

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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:
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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