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Fannin County EMA
Saturday July 21st, 2018 :: 02:45 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:15AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

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

* Until 315 AM EDT.

* At 232 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Cohutta Wilderness, or 11 miles southwest of Ducktown, 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... Ellijay, Blue Ridge, East Ellijay, Morganton, Jones Mill, Higdon, Loving, Cohutta Wilderness, Epworth, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Mountaintown, Colwell, Conasauga Lake and Copperhill.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MURRAY, GA ... GILMER, GA ... FANNIN, GA

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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