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Fannin County EMA
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 12:55 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:45AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Towns County in northeastern Georgia... Lumpkin County in north central Georgia... Gilmer County in north central Georgia... White County in northeastern Georgia... Union County in north central Georgia... Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 145 AM EDT.

* At 1253 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Mountain Scene to Jasper, moving east at 70 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Dahlonega, Cleveland, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris, East Ellijay, Helen, Morganton, Suches, Unicoi State Park, Robertstown, Blue Mountain Shelter, Gumlog, Jones Creek, Titus, Pisgah, Mineral Bluff and Cherry Log.

* AFFECTED AREAS: UNION, GA ... FANNIN, GA ... GILMER, GA ... LUMPKIN, GA ... WHITE, GA ... TOWNS, GA

Instructions:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. These storms may cause serious injury and significant property damage. 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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