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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Union County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 19 at 11:17PM EDT until August 20 at 4:15AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11:17 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 4:15 a.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN GILMER...NORTHERN
    LUMPKIN...UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM EDT...
    AT 1114 PM EDT...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN EXTENDED
    FROM NEAR MORGANTON TO SOUTHEAST OF EAST ELLIJAY...MOVING EAST AT 20
    MPH.
    HAZARD...HEAVY RAIN.
    IMPACT...LOCALIZED FLOODING IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
    IS LIKELY. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR
    POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO HYDROPLANING. WHEN WATER
    COVERS THE ROAD REMEMBER...TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.
    SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
    BLAIRSVILLE...MORGANTON...SUCHES...JONES CREEK...BRASSTOWN BALD...
    PISGAH...THE STOVER CREEK SHELTER...TRACK ROCK...TURNERS CORNER...
    THE BLACK GAP SHELTER...MARGRET...HURST...OWLTOWN...THE HAWK
    MOUNTAIN SHELTER...THE GOOCH MOUNTAIN SHELTER...ROY...PORTER
    SPRINGS...THE BLOOD MOUNTAIN SHELTER...VOGEL STATE PARK AND THE
    WOODS HOLE SHELTER.