Thunderstorm Warning for Oglethorpe County GA and 4 More

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (534 PM EDT Sat May 11 2019) — The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northeastern Oconee County in northeastern Georgia Southeastern Clarke County in northeastern Georgia Northwestern Wilkes County in east central Georgia Oglethorpe County in northeastern Georgia Southeastern Madison County in northeastern Georgia until 615 PM EDT. At 533 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Watkinsville, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Watkinsville, Lexington, Comer, Winterville, Crawford, Arnoldsville, Carlton, Athens-Clarke County, Whitehall, Norman, Smithonia, Hutchings, Barnett Shoals, Dunlap, State Botanical Garden Of Ga, Watson Mill Bridge State Park, Vesta and Point Peter. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. 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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