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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for White County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 18 at 3:40PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 3:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LUMPKIN...WHITE AND HALL COUNTIES
    UNTIL 430 PM EDT...
    AT 340 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
    LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM CLEVELAND TO DAHLONEGA...
    AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.
    HAZARD...WINDS UP TO 40 MPH...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. WHEN WATER COVERS
    THE ROAD...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN.
    SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
    GAINESVILLE...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...CLERMONT...HELEN...MOSSY
    CREEK...GARLAND...SMITHGALL WOODS CONSERVATION ARE...LEAF...CAMP
    COLEMAN LAKE...QUALATCHEE LAKE...PORTER SPRINGS...WHITLEY GAP
    SHELTER...MURRAYVILLE AND TURNERS CORNER.