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Laurens County, GA

Special Weather Statement issued for Laurens, Twiggs, Wilkinson by NWS
 11 days ago

Cover picture for the articleEffective: 2021-06-11 17:40:00 EDT Expires: 2021-06-11 18:15:00 EDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed Target Area: Laurens; Twiggs; Wilkinson SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WILKINSON NORTHWESTERN LAURENS AND EASTERN TWIGGS COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT At 551 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was near Allentown, or 9 miles east of Jeffersonville...moving east at 25 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 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. Some locations in the path of this storm include Dublin, Dudley, Danville, Montrose, Allentown, Chappells Mill and Nicklesville. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear are close enough to be struck by lightning. HAIL...0.25IN WIND...50MPH