Thunderstorm Warning for Newton County GA and 2 More

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (636 AM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southern Rockdale County in north central Georgia Central Henry County in north central Georgia Newton County in north central Georgia until 700 AM EDT. At 636 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Flippen, or over McDonough, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include McDonough, Conyers, Covington, Stockbridge, Oxford, Porterdale, Georgia International Horse Park, Blacksville, Ola, Magnet, Almon, Starrsville, Flippen, Kelleytown, Oak Hill, Rocky Plains and Richardson Park. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. 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.

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