SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN IRWIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...NORTHERN MITCHELL...SOUTHEASTERN LEE... SOUTHEASTERN CALHOUN AND EAST CENTRAL EARLY COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA...NORTHWESTERN COLQUITT...NORTHWESTERN TIFT...BEN HILL AND WORTH COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...NORTHEASTERN MILLER AND DOUGHERTY COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA...TURNER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...BAKER AND SOUTHEASTERN TERRELL COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA UNTIL 1130 AM EDT
Special Weather Statement issued April 23 at 10:40AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL. At 1040 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Cordele to 6 miles northwest of Colquitt. Movement was east at 50 mph.
Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include...
Newton, Albany, Putney, Ashburn, Fitzgerald, Sylvester, Leesburg, Camilla, Tifton, Baconton, Poulan, Doerun, Ty Ty, Leary, Mystic, East
Albany, Marine Corps Logistics Base, Turner City, Walker and Douglasville.
These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.