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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Columbia County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 19 at 12:40PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 12:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:45 p.m.
  • ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF RICHMOND...MCDUFFIE
    AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES THROUGH 145 PM EDT...
    AT 1236 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
    STRONG THUNDERSTORM...10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THOMSON...MOVING
    NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.
    SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
    FORT GORDON...GROVETOWN...HARLEM AND THOMSON...
    1 TO 2 INCH PER HOUR RAIN RATES ARE EXPECTED WITH THE STORM. GUSTY
    WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH DANGEROUS CLOUD TO
    GROUND LIGHTNING.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    REPORT LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY
    SHERIFF...OR USE
    WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.COLUMBIA.GOV AND
    CAEWX@NOAA.GOV TO RELAY SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS. &&