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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 8:58:00 PM until 8/5/2022 9:30:00 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 Towns and northeastern Union Counties through 930 PM EDT... At 858 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was over Alexanders Mill, or near Hayesville, moving northeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind, nickel 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... Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris, Brasstown Bald, Track Rock, Tate City, Gumlog, Macedonia, Plum Orchard Gap Shelter, Titus, Mountain Scene and Alexanders Mill. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.88 IN MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH