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Fannin County EMA
Monday April 16th, 2018 :: 03:34 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Freeze Watch until 09:00AM Tuesday

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Freeze Watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning.

* Temperatures...around 30.

* Locations...far northeast Georgia

* Winds...Northwest at 18 to 25 MPH, with gusts to 25 to 35 MPH. Gusts may briefly reach 45 MPH in the higher elevations.

* Timing...Winds will increase through the day. Peak speeds are expected noon to 8 PM.

* Impacts...These winds may break tree branches and down weaker trees, particularly those in saturated soils due to heavy rainfall. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around.

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

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 20 mph...or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

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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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Freeze Watch

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