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Fannin County EMA
Saturday July 21st, 2018 :: 03:08 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:45AM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Lumpkin County in north central Georgia... Central Gilmer County in north central Georgia... Dawson County in north central Georgia... Northwestern Hall County in north central Georgia... Eastern Pickens County in north central Georgia... Southwestern Union County in north central Georgia... Southeastern Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 345 AM EDT.

* At 303 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles north of Ellijay to near Pisgah to near Dial, moving southeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Dahlonega, Jasper, Dawsonville, Ellijay, East Ellijay, Suches, Dougherty, Amicalola Falls State Park, Sequoyah Lake, Juno, Fausett Lake, Len Foote Hike Inn, Murrayville, Cartecay, Pisgah, Cherry Log, Tate, Stover Creek Shelter, Gaddistown and McKee.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DAWSON, GA ... HALL, GA ... GILMER, GA ... UNION, GA ... LUMPKIN, GA ... FANNIN, GA ... PICKENS, 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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