Special weather statement

by | September 9, 2019 2:33 pm

GEMA/HS Alert: Emanuel All Hazards

Special Weather Statement issued September 9 at 2:16PM EDT by NWS Peachtree City GA At 215 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from Kibbee to near Oak Park...and moving southeast at 5 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 these storms include Vidalia, Oak Park, Higgston, Kibbee and Normantown.
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 3224 8221 3220 8251 3233 8255 3235 8247
3236 8225 3235 8225 3235 8224 3226 8222
3225 8221
TIME...MOT...LOC 1815Z 297DEG 5KT 3230 8249 3231 8224


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