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Fannin County EMA
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 12:05 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:00AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Towns County in northeastern Georgia... Gilmer County in north central Georgia... Northeastern Gordon County in northwestern Georgia... Union County in north central Georgia... Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 100 AM EDT.

* At 1202 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Hiawasse Dam to near Conasauga Lake, moving southeast at 60 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris, East Ellijay, Morganton, Suches, Blue Mountain Shelter, Jones Mill, Gumlog, Jones Creek, Titus, Cohutta Wilderness, Pisgah, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Stover Creek Shelter, Plum Orchard Gap Shelter and Hemp.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GORDON, GA ... UNION, GA ... FANNIN, GA ... GILMER, GA ... TOWNS, GA

Instructions:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! 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
181 Church St
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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