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Fannin County EMA
Saturday June 23rd, 2018 :: 03:20 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:00PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Towns County in northeastern Georgia... Northern Lumpkin County in north central Georgia... Eastern Gilmer County in north central Georgia... White County in northeastern Georgia... Union County in north central Georgia... Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 314 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Hot House to Roy, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Cleveland, Blue Ridge, Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris, Helen, Morganton, Suches, Unicoi State Park, Robertstown, Blue Mountain Shelter, Gumlog, Jones Creek, Titus, Pisgah, Mineral Bluff, Stover Creek Shelter, Plum Orchard Gap Shelter, Hemp and Margret. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

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

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
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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