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Fannin County EMA
Thursday June 28th, 2018 :: 10:21 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:00AM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northern Gilmer County in north central Georgia... Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 1100 AM EDT.

* At 1016 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Turtletown to Parksville Tennessee, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. Torrential rainfall. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Blue Ridge, Morganton, Hemp, Jones Mill, Higdon, Hurst, Loving, Cohutta Wilderness, Epworth, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Colwell, Culberson and Copperhill. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: FANNIN ... GILMER

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. 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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