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  • Special Weather Statement for Dawson County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued May 18 at 5:49PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, May 18, 2015 at 5:49 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6:22 p.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 35 MPH WINDS...HEAVY
    RAINFALL...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING IN GILMER...
    MURRAY...DAWSON...LUMPKIN...UNION...PICKENS...FANNIN AND CHEROKEE
    COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...
    AT 547 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
    LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES
    NORTH OF ETON TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF EAST ELLIJAY TO NEAR BUFFINGTON...
    AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.
    WIND GUSTS OF 35 MPH...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINFALL ARE
    LIKELY WITH THIS STORM AS THIS STORM MOVES ACROSS
    GILMER...MURRAY...DAWSON...LUMPKIN...UNION...PICKENS...FANNIN AND
    CHEROKEE COUNTIES THROUGH 630 PM EDT.
    SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM INCLUDE
    CANTON...DAHLONEGA...JASPER...DAWSONVILLE...ELLIJAY...BLUE RIDGE...
    BALL GROUND...NELSON...EAST ELLIJAY...MORGANTON...SUCHES...
    DOUGHERTY...JONES CREEK...MOUNTAINTOWN...CISCO...EPWORTH...CONASAUGA
    LAKE...LEN FOOTE HIKE INN...HOLLIS LATHEM RESERVOIR AND REAVIS
    MOUNTAIN.
    DRIVERS SHOULD ALSO USE CAUTION AS INTENSE RAINFALL WILL REDUCE
    VISIBILITIES. PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS IS ALSO LIKELY.