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Special Weather Statement in Houston County, Georgia
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Houston County Georgia Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
3/25/2023 3:11:00 PM until 3/25/2023 3:45:00 PM   EXPIRED
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 500 PM EDT for central Georgia.
Alert Summary
A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of central Bleckley and east central Houston Counties through 345 PM EDT... At 311 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was centered near Sand Bed, or 10 miles northwest of Hawkinsville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind, up to penny 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... Cochran, Royal, Coley Station, Paulk, Cary, Porter and Magnolia. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH