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Fannin County EMA
Saturday January 11th, 2020 :: 04:55 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:45PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Lumpkin County in north central Georgia... Gilmer County in north central Georgia... Western Dawson County in north central Georgia... Pickens County in north central Georgia... Western Union County in north central Georgia... Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 545 PM EST.

* At 453 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Copperhill to near Talmadge, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Jasper, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Nelson, East Ellijay, Morganton, Talking Rock, Amicalola Falls State Park, Sequoyah Lake, Higdon, Loving, Jones Creek, Epworth, Juno, Fausett Lake, Len Foote Hike Inn, Cartecay, Pisgah, Mineral Bluff and Talmadge.

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

Instructions:

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EST for north central Georgia. 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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