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Fannin County EMA
Tuesday July 30th, 2019 :: 02:46 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:30PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northern Union County in north central Georgia... Northeastern Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 245 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Hemp, or 9 miles east of Blue Ridge, moving northeast at 10 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... Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Morganton, Dial, Hemp, Margret, Nottely Dam, Hurst, Ivy Log, Loving, Jones Creek and Culberson.

* AFFECTED AREAS: UNION, 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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