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  • Special Weather Statement for Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 5:41PM EDT until July 22 at 6:30PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 5:41 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN GILMER...SOUTHERN
    MURRAY...GORDON...NORTHWESTERN PICKENS AND NORTHEASTERN BARTOW
    COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...
    AT 541 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
    LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
    CHATSWORTH TO 7 MILES WEST OF CALHOUN...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30
    MPH.
    HAZARD...40 TO 50 MPH WIND...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND 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. WHEN WATER COVERS
    THE ROAD...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN.
    SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
    CALHOUN...JASPER...ADAIRSVILLE...RESACA...TALKING ROCK...FAIRMOUNT...
    RANGER...REDBUD...SUGAR VALLEY...ROUNDTOP...OOSTANAULA...
    NICKELSVILLE...RAMHURST...HINTON...TALONA...BLAINE...CARTERS...
    FOLSOM...SONORAVILLE AND OAKMAN.