Weather Alert: Significant Weather Advisory for the local area

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The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for Southwestern Walton, Rockdale, Northeastern Clayton, Southern Dekalb, Newton and Northwestern Henry until 3:45 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019. Stay alert in case of Thunderstorm Warnings.

AT 314 PM EDT…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER PANOLA MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, OR 9 MILES WEST OF CONYERS…MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH. HAZARD…UP TO 40 MPH WIND…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT…EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF LIGHT…UNSECURED OBJECTS. HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE TEMPORARY STREET FLOODING ESPECIALLY IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE CONYERS, COVINGTON, STOCKBRIDGE, OXFORD, LITHONIA, PORTERDALE, WALNUT GROVE, LAKEVIEW ESTATES, CANDLER-MCAFEE, GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL HORSE PARK, BELVEDERE PARK, REX, BELMONT, ARABIA MOUNTAIN, HIDDEN VALLEY PARK, KELLEYTOWN, OAK HILL, SNAPFINGER, MAGNET AND ALMON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO HYDROPLANING. WIND…40MPH

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