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Special Weather Statement

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

GAZ041-042-252300-
CARROLL GA-HARALSON GA-
633 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN CARROLL AND SOUTHERN
HARALSON COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 633 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR MOUNT ZION...OR 9
MILES WEST OF CARROLLTON...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 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 THIS STORM INCLUDE
CARROLLTON...BREMEN...TALLAPOOSA...BOWDON...MOUNT ZION...WACO...JOHN
TANNER STATE PARK...BOWDON JUNCTION AND ABILENE.

LAT...LON 3384 8525 3365 8503 3344 8526 3347 8530
      3375 8536
TIME...MOT...LOC 2233Z 132DEG 10KT 3361 8524

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