UPDATE: Local area back under severe thunderstorm warning

UPDATE: Another severe Thunderstorm warning issued for the Walton County area until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL WALTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  WESTERN MORGAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  NORTHEASTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 549 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MONROE...
  MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
           TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  MONROE...MADISON...SOCIAL CIRCLE...RUTLEDGE...NEWBORN...MANSFIELD...
  BETWEEN...GOOD HOPE...JERSEY...EBENEZER...STARRSVILLE...HARD LABOR CREEK
  STATE PARK...BRICK STORE...PANNELL AND HERNDONVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

IF YOU SEE WIND DAMAGE...HAIL OR FLOODING...WAIT UNTIL THE STORM HAS
PASSED...AND THEN CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT 1 8
6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 OR TWEET US YOUR REPORT AT NWSATLANTA.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a severe Thunderstorm Warning from 4:03 – 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016 for Northwestern Walton County and Southeastern Gwinnett County.

* AT 403 PM EDT… A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER LAWRENCEVILLE… MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD… 60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE… RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT… HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS… SIDING… AND TREES.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LAWRENCEVILLE… MONROE… SNELLVILLE… LOGANVILLE… DACULA… GRAYSON… WALNUT GROVE… BETWEEN… NICHOLASVILLE… BOLD SPRINGS… HARBIN… ROSEBUD… HOG MOUNTAIN… YOUTH AND WINDSOR. IF YOU SEE WIND DAMAGE… HAIL OR FLOODING… WAIT UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED… AND THEN CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 OR TWEET US YOUR REPORT AT NWSATLANTA.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

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