The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Alert for the potential for a strong thunderstorm for portions of Walton and north central Newton Counties through 5:30 p.m. today, Aug. 8, 2022.
At 454 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was over Monroe, moving southeast at 5 mph.
HAZARD…Up to 40 mph wind, pea sized hail and frequent cloud to ground lightning.
IMPACT…Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light, unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include… Monroe, Loganville, Walnut Grove, Between, Good Hope, Jersey, Windsor, Nicholasville, Youth, Pannell, Campton, Herndonville, Gratis and Gum Creek.
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN; MAX WIND GUST…40 MPHNational Weather Service