Fayette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 8:42 PM EDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Fayette... north
Fulton... Clayton... southwestern DeKalb... northwestern Henry and
eastern South Fulton counties until 915 PM EDT...

At 842 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Riverdale, or near
Jonesboro... moving northeast at 10 mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind... frequent cloud to ground lightning
           and heavy rain.

Impact... expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light... unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Atlanta, Jonesboro, East Point, Union City, Forest Park, Riverdale,
College Park, Morrow, Hapeville, Lake City, Hartsfield-Jackson
Airport, west end, Rex, Ellenwood, Turner Field, Hidden Valley Park,
fort gillem, Lakewood Park, Conley and Gresham Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

Lat... Lon 3376 8443 3361 8418 3348 8440 3356 8452
time... Mot... loc 0042z 216deg 10kt 3356 8444

Wind... 40mph


842 PM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Fayette... north
Fulton... Clayton... southwestern DeKalb... northwestern Henry and
eastern South Fulton counties until 915 PM EDT...

At 842 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Riverdale, or near
Jonesboro... moving northeast at 10 mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind... frequent cloud to ground lightning
           and heavy rain.

Impact... expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light... unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Atlanta, Jonesboro, East Point, Union City, Forest Park, Riverdale,
College Park, Morrow, Hapeville, Lake City, Hartsfield-Jackson
Airport, west end, Rex, Ellenwood, Turner Field, Hidden Valley Park,
fort gillem, Lakewood Park, Conley and Gresham Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

Lat... Lon 3376 8443 3361 8418 3348 8440 3356 8452
time... Mot... loc 0042z 216deg 10kt 3356 8444

Wind... 40mph



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