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Special Weather Statement

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
949 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

GAZ039-051-061-062-075-030230-
TALIAFERRO GA-GLASCOCK GA-WILKES GA-HANCOCK GA-WARREN GA-
949 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR TALIAFERRO...NORTHERN GLASCOCK...
SOUTHERN WILKES...NORTHEASTERN HANCOCK AND WARREN COUNTIES UNTIL 1030
PM EDT...

AT 949 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SILOAM TO 8 MILES WEST OF MITCHELL...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

  HAZARD...UP TO 40 MPH WIND...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
           AND HEAVY RAIN.

  IMPACT...PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. EXPECT
           MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
           LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SHOULD
           NOT BE USED UNLESS IN AN EMERGENCY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IN
           LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS ALSO LIKELY.
           MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE
           LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO HYDROPLANING.  WHEN WATER COVERS
           THE ROAD...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
WASHINGTON...WARRENTON...CRAWFORDVILLE...NORWOOD...SHARON...CAMAK...
ALEXANDER STEPHENS PARK...REESE...BASTONVILLE...METASVILLE...SANDY CROSS...
CADLEY...FICKLIN...LYNEVILLE...HOLLIDAY PARK...LUNDBERG...RAYTOWN...
POWELTON...JEWELL AND BARNETT.

LAT...LON 3326 8246 3324 8273 3358 8301 3360 8299
      3362 8300 3362 8298 3364 8297 3383 8260
      3364 8248 3366 8251 3364 8256 3365 8258
      3363 8258 3363 8262 3361 8265 3346 8259
      3341 8255 3335 8255 3334 8245 3331 8239
TIME...MOT...LOC 0149Z 245DEG 31KT 3350 8308 3319 8284

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