Back

Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Dawson County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 23 at 9:43AM EDT until August 24 at 1:20AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 9:43 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 24, 2015 at 1:20 a.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DEKALB...SOUTHWESTERN MADISON...
    MORGAN...SOUTHEASTERN DAWSON...NORTH FULTON...EASTERN SOUTH FULTON...
    OCONEE...NEWTON...CLAYTON...GWINNETT...JASPER...ROCKDALE...
    NORTHEASTERN FAYETTE...JACKSON...FORSYTH...HALL...WALTON...HENRY...
    NORTHEASTERN SPALDING...BARROW...BANKS...BUTTS...CLARKE AND
    SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 1030 AM EDT...
    AT 942 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS EXTENDING FROM
    NEAR OAKWOOD TO NEAR BETHLEHEM TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JACKSON...AND
    MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.
    HAZARD...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN.
    IMPACT...PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.
    ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SHOULD NOT BE USED UNLESS IN AN
    EMERGENCY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IN LOW LYING AND POOR
    DRAINAGE AREAS IS ALSO LIKELY. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
    AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO
    HYDROPLANING. WHEN WATER COVERS THE ROAD...REMEMBER TO
    TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN.