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Lithonia Police Department
Sunday July 3rd, 2022 :: 05:28 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Rockdale County in north central Georgia... Southeastern DeKalb County in north central Georgia...

* Until 600 PM EDT.

* At 527 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Arabia Mountain, or near Conyers, and is nearly stationary. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Conyers, Lithonia, Lakeview Estates, Georgia International Horse Park, Magnet, Milstead, Richardson Park, Arabia Mountain and Redan.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DEKALB, GA ... ROCKDALE, GA

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. If you see wind damage...hail or flooding...wait until the storm has passed...and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at NWSATLANTA.

Address/Location
Lithonia Police Department
6980 Main St
Lithonia, GA 30058

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 770-482-8947

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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