City of Doraville
INCLEMENT WEATHER ALERT
October 10, 2018 Ë‘ 6:00 p.m.
The National Weather Service, Peachtree City, GA, has indicated that Hurricane Michael will accelerate northeast over southwest and into middle Georgia tonight. High winds up to 35 mph and 2”- 3” of rainfall can be expected in the Doraville area this evening and possibly into tomorrow morning.
- Every family should have multiple methods for receiving severe weather alerts, including at least one with an audible alert to wake you in the middle of the night if necessary.
- To view the most current weather information, visit the National Hurricane Center (https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/) and National Weather Service (http://www.weather.gov/ffc/).
- Download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app by visiting https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/3BD32EC1739A. More information about the DeKalb County CodeRED program can be found at https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/sites/default/files/Code%20Red%20Flyer%2011-7-13.pdf.
- POWER OUTAGE & DOWNED WIRES. Call Georgia Power at (888) 891-0938.
- WATER AND SEWER EMEGENCY. Call DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management at
(770) 270-6243, a 24-hour emergency number.
- DOWN TREES, TREE LIMBS AND DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY. Call the Doraville Police Department at (770) 455-1000, a 24-hour non-emergency number.
- PUBLIC SAFETY EMERGENCY. Call 911.
Safety Reminders from Georgia Power
- Never touch any downed wires or low-hanging wires. Telephone or cable TV wires that touch a power line can be deadly. Report the location of any downed or low-hanging lines to Georgia Power. You can also contact local authorities or 911.
- Never try to make your own electrical repairs to Georgia Power equipment.
- Never pull tree limbs off power lines yourself.
- Be careful when near downed lines and chain link fences. Dangerous lines may touch the metal.
- Never step in puddles. They may be electrified.
- Never connect portable generators to your household electrical wiring. Connect only essential appliances - freezers and refrigerators - directly to a generator. For more information on generator safety, visit https://www.georgiapower.com/company/safety/electric-safety/generator-safety.html.
- Never walk into areas where crews are at work. If you're driving near work crews, obey road signs and proceed cautiously.