Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Walton County, Gwinnett

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Walton County.

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 AM EDT FOR ROCKDALE…SOUTHEASTERN DEKALB…SOUTHEASTERN GWINNETT…WESTERN WALTON AND NORTHERN NEWTON COUNTIES… AT 305 AM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MILSTEAD, OR OVER CONYERS, MOVING EAST AT 60 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… CONYERS, MONROE, COVINGTON, SNELLVILLE, LOGANVILLE, SOCIAL CIRCLE, OXFORD, LITHONIA, PORTERDALE, WALNUT GROVE, BETWEEN, JERSEY, LAKEVIEW ESTATES, GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL HORSE PARK, WINDSOR, ARABIA MOUNTAIN, BIG HAYNES CREEK PARK, ROSEBUD, BOLD SPRINGS AND MAGNET. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM EDT FOR NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. && TORNADO…POSSIBLE; HAIL…<.75IN; WIND…60MPH

Initial story

The National Weather Service has extended the Tornado Watch to include Walton Gwinnett and surrounding counties until 7 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020. Stay tuned for possible warnings being issued during the early morning hours.

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