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Radar valid at 430 pm EDT, Aug 8th 2018

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
402 PM EDT WED AUG 8 2018

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Murray County in northwestern Georgia...
Western Gilmer County in north central Georgia...
Northwestern Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 430 PM EDT.

* At 402 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Cohutta Wilderness to Fort Mountain State Park,
moving east at 25 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Chatsworth, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Eton, East Ellijay, Crandall,
Talona, Tails Creek, Ramhurst, Jones Mill, Higdon, Cohutta
Wilderness, Epworth, Conasauga Lake, Cherry Log, Mountaintown, Fort
Mountain State Park, Colwell, North Georgia Speedway and Roundtop.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

If you see wind damage...hail or flooding...wait until the storm has
passed...and then call the National Weather Service toll free
at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at NWSATLANTA.


LAT...LON 3499 8424 3456 8450 3456 8451 3467 8486
3499 8470
TIME...MOT...LOC 2002Z 269DEG 23KT 3496 8462 3477 8470


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