Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Special Weather Statement in Union County, Georgia
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Union County Georgia Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
8/5/2022 8:04:00 PM until 8/5/2022 8:30:00 PM   EXPIRED
Instructions
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
Alert Summary
A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern Union and northeastern Fannin Counties through 830 PM EDT... At 804 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was over Dial, or 8 miles southeast of Blue Ridge, moving north at 10 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind, pea sized hail and frequent cloud to ground lightning. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light, unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Blue Ridge, Morganton, Dial, Hemp, Margret, Hurst, Jones Creek and Loving. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH