Dade Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 2:44 PM EDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for Whitfield... Catoosa... Walker and
Dade counties until 330 PM EDT...

At 244 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from Graysville to near Flat Rock... and moving southeast at
20 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 these storms include
Dalton, Lafayette, Ringgold, Trenton, Fort Oglethorpe, Chickamauga,
Varnell, Lookout Mountain, Tunnel hill, Cohutta, Center Post, Blue
Spring, Fairview, Linwood, Chattanooga Valley, Cloudland Canyon
State Park, Cooper Heights, Rock Spring, Naomi and Rising Fawn.

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.

Lat... Lon 3482 8486 3481 8486 3460 8536 3459 8537
      3459 8553 3488 8559 3498 8536 3499 8500
time... Mot... loc 1844z 337deg 17kt 3500 8514 3477 8566

Wind... 40mph



244 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... Significant weather advisory for Whitfield... Catoosa... Walker and
Dade counties until 330 PM EDT...

At 244 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from Graysville to near Flat Rock... and moving southeast at
20 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 these storms include
Dalton, Lafayette, Ringgold, Trenton, Fort Oglethorpe, Chickamauga,
Varnell, Lookout Mountain, Tunnel hill, Cohutta, Center Post, Blue
Spring, Fairview, Linwood, Chattanooga Valley, Cloudland Canyon
State Park, Cooper Heights, Rock Spring, Naomi and Rising Fawn.

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.

Lat... Lon 3482 8486 3481 8486 3460 8536 3459 8537
      3459 8553 3488 8559 3498 8536 3499 8500
time... Mot... loc 1844z 337deg 17kt 3500 8514 3477 8566

Wind... 40mph