Valdosta Daily Times

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June 6, 2014

Severe thunderstorm warning for Lanier, Lowndes, Brooks and Berrien Counties

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  GADSDEN COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MONTICELLO...
  LEON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TALLAHASSEE...
  NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN FLORIDA...
  EASTERN BERRIEN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  SOUTHERN BROOKS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF QUITMAN...
  LANIER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF LAKELAND...
  LOWNDES COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF VALDOSTA...
  SOUTHERN THOMAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 1110 PM EDT...THERE WERE SEVERAL REPORTS FROM THE PUBLIC OF
  DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES FROM A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.
  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 18 MILES NORTH OF
  RAY CITY...TO MOODY AFB...TO 12 MILES NORTH OF MONTICELLO...TO 18 MILES
  WEST OF QUINCY...AND MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO
  60 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO I-75
  AT EXIT 16

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE IMMEDIATELY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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