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Special Weather Statement

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
605 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

GAZ067>070-079-292230-
TALBOT GA-UPSON GA-PIKE GA-LAMAR GA-MERIWETHER GA-
605 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN TALBOT...NORTHERN
UPSON...SOUTHERN PIKE...SOUTHWESTERN LAMAR AND SOUTHEASTERN
MERIWETHER COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 605 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER ATWATER...OR NEAR
THOMASTON...MOVING WEST AT 25 MPH.

  HAZARD...40 TO 50 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. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S
           LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU
           ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. ELECTRICAL
           APPLIANCES SHOULD NOT BE USED UNLESS IN AN EMERGENCY.
           MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE
           LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO HYDROPLANING. ALSO...THE HEAVY
           RAIN MAY CAUSE TEMPORARY STREET FLOODING OR ROAD PONDING
           IN SLOW DRAINAGE AREAS. WHEN WATER COVERS THE
           ROAD...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE
THOMASTON...MANCHESTER...WOODBURY...MOLENA...GAY...THE ROCK...SUNSET
VILLAGE...LINCOLN PARK...RALEIGH...CREST...LIFSEY
SPRINGS...ATWATER... SUNNYSIDE...HANNAHS MILL...REDBONE
CROSSROADS...IMLAC...PIEDMONT AND SPREWELL BLUFF STATE PARK.

LAT...LON 3296 8470 3309 8457 3301 8421 3284 8422
      3283 8459
TIME...MOT...LOC 2205Z 092DEG 20KT 3296 8441

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