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Special Weather Statement

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
539 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

GAZ072-082-083-232215-
TWIGGS GA-JONES GA-BIBB GA-
539 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN TWIGGS...SOUTHERN JONES
AND EASTERN BIBB COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

AT 538 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER CROSS KEYS...OR OVER
MACON...MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH.

  HAZARD...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN.

  IMPACT...PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.
           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
MACON...PAYNE...PAYNE CITY...CROSS KEYS...ARKWRIGHT AND FRANKLINTON.

LAT...LON 3273 8350 3271 8361 3292 8374 3296 8353
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 163DEG 10KT 3286 8362

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