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  • Special Weather Statement for Dawson County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 21 at 5:31PM EDT until July 21 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 5:31 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 6:15 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DAWSON...LUMPKIN...HALL AND
    FORSYTH COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...
    AT 530 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
    LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM SOUTHWEST OF SUCHES TO
    SOUTHWEST OF DAHLONEGA TO NEAR DAWSONVILLE TO NEAR NELSON...MOVING
    SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.
    HAZARD...WINDS UP TO 40 MPH...PEA SIZED HAIL AND FREQUENT
    LIGHTNING.
    IMPACT...PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. EXPECT
    MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
    LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SHOULD
    NOT BE USED UNLESS IN AN EMERGENCY.
    SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
    GAINESVILLE...CUMMING...DAHLONEGA...DAWSONVILLE...BUFORD...FLOWERY
    BRANCH...OAKWOOD...CLERMONT...GILLSVILLE...DOUGHERTY...CANDLER...
    AQUALAND PARK...LAKE LANIER ISLANDS...MATT...CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN...COAL
    MOUNTAIN...HOLLIS LATHEM RESERVOIR...GARLAND...WAR HILL PARK AND
    CHESTATEE.