Weather Alert Details

Colquitt County

Special Weather Statement until TUE 9:45 PM EDT Issued July, 05 2022 at 9:14 PM - None expires July, 05 2022 at 9:45 PM - None ...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of Cook and east central Colquitt Counties through 945 PM EDT... At 914 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Sparks, or over Adel, moving northwest at 15 mph. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Locations impacted include... Adel, Sparks, Lenox, Reed Bingham State Park, Cook Co A/P, Staunton, Massee, Barneyville, Laconte, Pine Valley, Flat Ford and Wagon Wheel. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. && MAX HAIL SIZE...0.50 IN; MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH