Thunderstorm Warning for Ben Hill County GA and 4 More

TALLAHASSEE, FL (401 PM EDT SAT MAY 11 2019) — The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Irwin County in south central Georgia Turner County in south central Georgia Tift County in south central Georgia South central Ben Hill County in south central Georgia Southeastern Worth County in south central Georgia until 445 PM EDT. At 400 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Ty Ty, or 8 miles west of Tifton, moving northeast at 30 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Fitzgerald, Tifton, Ashburn, Omega, Ty Ty, Mystic, Unionville, Phillipsburg, Worth, Terrell, Sycamore, Sumner, Scooterville, Harding, Waterloo, Pinetta, Inaha, Irwinville, Hobby and Turner Co Airport. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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