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  • Special Weather Statement for Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 22 at 11:00PM EDT until August 22 at 11:15PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:15 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN GILMER...
    SOUTHEASTERN GORDON AND PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 PM EDT...
    AT 1059 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS WEST OF TALKING
    ROCK...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.
    HAZARD...WINDS UP TO 40 MPH...PEA SIZED HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING
    AND HEAVY RAIN.
    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. 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.
    SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE
    JASPER...TALKING ROCK...FAIRMOUNT...RANGER...HINTON...TALONA...
    TALMADGE...BLAINE...ROUNDTOP AND OAKMAN.