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City of Demorest
Saturday May 4th, 2019 :: 03:28 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northern Franklin County in northeastern Georgia... Stephens County in northeastern Georgia... Central Habersham County in northeastern Georgia... Oconee County in Upstate South Carolina...

* Until 345 PM EDT.

* At 257 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Toccoa, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include... Toccoa, Seneca, Walhalla, Clarkesville, Westminster, Mount Airy, Martin, Avalon, Tallulah Falls and Long Creek.

* AFFECTED AREAS: STEPHENS, GA ... FRANKLIN, GA ... OCONEE, SC ... HABERSHAM, GA

Instructions:

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the specific location where it occurred.

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Address/Location
City of Demorest
546 Georgia St
Demorest, GA 30535

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-778-4202

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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