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City of Demorest
Tuesday August 17th, 2021 :: 10:37 a.m. EDT


Tornado Warning until 11:15AM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Habersham County in northeastern Georgia...

* Until 1115 AM EDT.

* At 1036 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 6 miles north of Homer, or 5 miles southeast of Baldwin, moving northwest at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Alto around 1040 AM EDT. Cornelia, Baldwin and Mount Airy around 1050 AM EDT. Clarkesville and Demorest around 1100 AM EDT. Other locations impacted by this dangerous thunderstorm include Batesville.



TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the specific location where it occurred.

City of Demorest
546 Georgia St
Demorest, GA 30535

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-778-4202

Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Tornado Warning

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