Whitfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:52 AM EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Whitfield... Catoosa and Murray
counties until 530 am EST...

At 452 am EST... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from Collegedale to Center Post... and moving east at 40
mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind and brief heavy rain.

Impact... expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light... unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Dalton, Chatsworth, Ringgold, Varnell, Eton, Tunnel Hill, Cohutta,
Crandall, sumac, wood station, Rocky Face, Gregory, Tilton, Mill
Creek, Tennga, Beaumont, Beaverdale, Dawnville, Cisco and north
Georgia Speedway.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

Lat... Lon 3499 8462 3497 8462 3462 8487 3462 8491
      3463 8491 3463 8493 3462 8493 3461 8505
      3472 8505 3472 8517 3477 8515 3478 8516
      3478 8520 3485 8520 3486 8521 3499 8512
time... Mot... loc 0952z 270deg 33kt 3504 8503 3459 8535

Wind... 40mph