Monroe Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 10:15 EST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Harris... Butts...
Lamar... northwestern Monroe... Upson... western Jasper... eastern
Spalding... southeastern Meriwether... northwestern Talbot... Pike and
southeastern Henry counties until 1045 am EST...

At 1014 am EST... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Luella to
near Woodbury to near Hamilton... and moving east at 45 mph.

Hazard... 40 to 50 mph wind and slight risk of a brief tornado.

Impact... while winds should result in minor damage to tree limbs
           and blowing around of light... unsecured objects... the
           leading edge of this line of storms has also exhibited
           areas of localized rotation. A brief tornado could
           quickly form.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Griffin, Thomaston, Barnesville, Jackson, Zebulon, Hamilton, Locust
Grove, Manchester, Pine Mountain, Woodbury, Waverly Hall, Flovilla,
Milner, Warm Springs, Woodland, Jenkinsburg, Molena, Williamson,
Orchard Hill and Meansville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately.

Lat... Lon 3279 8500 3299 8458 3338 8418 3336 8372
      3294 8411 3290 8419 3265 8478
time... Mot... loc 1514z 268deg 37kt 3333 8417 3295 8454 3280 8492

Wind... 50mph