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Tstorm Warning for Fulton, DeKalb, and Clayton Counties until 7:45
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Tstorm Warning for Fulton, DeKalb, and Clayton Counties until 7:45

A cluster of thunderstorms developed earlier west of Lake Lanier in Forsyth County.  Those storms have been moving to the south causing very heavy rain, intense lightning and some hail.  The latest severe tstorm warning is for Fulton, DeKalb, and Clayton counties until 7:45.

Here's the official text from the NWS:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN CLAYTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA
  WESTERN DEKALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA
  CENTRAL FULTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL GEORGIA

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 655 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZED HAIL...AND
  DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
  DECATUR...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  MIDTOWN...ATLANTA...GRANT PARK-ZOO ATLANTA...EAST POINT...
  HAPEVILLE...FOREST PARK...COLLEGE PARK...HARTSFIELD-JACKSON AIRPORT
  AND LAKE CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

 

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