Weather Alert: Significant Weather Advisory for Walton and northern Newton Counties

The National Weather Service at Peachtree City has issued a significant weather advisory for Walton and Northern Newton Counties until 5:30 p.m.

.AT 454 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL HORSE PARK, OR 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF COVINGTON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD…40 TO 50 MPH WIND AND INCREASED CHANCE OF A BRIEF TORNADO. IMPACT…WHILE WINDS SHOULD RESULT IN MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF LIGHT…UNSECURED OBJECTS…THIS STORM HAS ALSO EXHIBITED LOCALIZED ROTATION. A BRIEF TORNADO COULD QUICKLY FORM. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE CONYERS, MONROE, SOCIAL CIRCLE, OXFORD, WALNUT GROVE, BETWEEN, GOOD HOPE, JERSEY, EBENEZER, PANNELL, CAMPTON, HERNDONVILLE, GRATIS AND GUM CREEK. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. WIND…50MPH

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