Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Walton County

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The Walton County area remains under a severe thunderstorm warning until 8:15 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, “A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER HARBIN, OR NEAR WINDER, MOVING EAST AT 30 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. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… WINDER, AUBURN, DACULA, BETHLEHEM, CARL, RUSSELL, FORT YARGO STATE PARK, BOLD SPRINGS, WINDSOR, HARBIN, NICHOLASVILLE AND CAMPTON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. 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. && HAIL… 1.00IN WIND… 60MPH

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