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Special Weather Statement

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
823 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

GAZ030-031-041-260100-
PAULDING GA-HARALSON GA-POLK GA-
823 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN PAULDING...NORTHERN
HARALSON AND POLK COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 823 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR BRASWELL TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CEDARTOWN...AND
MOVING WEST AT 15 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. 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 THESE STORMS INCLUDE
CEDARTOWN...BUCHANAN...ROCKMART...TALLAPOOSA...ARAGON...BRASWELL...
TAYLORSVILLE...YORKVILLE...ESOM HILL...ETNA...VAN WERT...EUBANK
LAKE... BURNT HICKORY RIDGE...FISH CREEK...FELTON...DRAKETOWN AND
ANTIOCH.

LAT...LON 3408 8535 3408 8526 3410 8526 3410 8516
      3408 8515 3408 8512 3410 8512 3410 8505
      3408 8505 3408 8489 3406 8482 3380 8499
      3381 8505 3379 8505 3386 8538 3403 8541
TIME...MOT...LOC 0023Z 080DEG 11KT 3394 8495 3395 8517

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