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Fannin County EMA
Sunday June 24th, 2018 :: 05:56 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:30PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Murray County in northwestern Georgia... Northern Gilmer County in north central Georgia... Northeastern Whitfield County in northwestern Georgia... Northwestern Union County in north central Georgia... Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 630 PM EDT.

* At 548 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Turtletown to Beaverdale, moving southeast at 25 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... Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Eton, Cohutta, Morganton, Crandall, Sumac, Jones Mill, Higdon, Gregory, Loving, Cohutta Wilderness, Epworth, Conasauga Lake, Beaverdale, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Fort Mountain State Park, Hemp and Tails Creek. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: FANNIN ... GILMER ... MURRAY ... UNION ... WHITFIELD

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
20 Station Ridge
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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