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Special Weather Statement

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

GAZ001>004-011-252030-
DADE GA-CATOOSA GA-WHITFIELD GA-CHATTOOGA GA-WALKER GA-
343 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DADE...CATOOSA...NORTHWESTERN
WHITFIELD...NORTHWESTERN CHATTOOGA AND WALKER COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM
EDT...

AT 343 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR FORT OGLETHORPE TO 7 MILES WEST OF LAFAYETTE...
AND MOVING NORTH 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 THESE STORMS INCLUDE
LAFAYETTE...RINGGOLD...TRENTON...FORT OGLETHORPE...ROSSVILLE...
CHICKAMAUGA...VARNELL...LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN...TUNNEL
HILL...MENLO...RISING
FAWN...LAKEVIEW...NAOMI...CLOUDLAND...BOYNTON...NOBLE...COOPER
HEIGHTS...NEW ENGLAND...COLE CITY AND INDIAN SPRINGS.

LAT...LON 3499 8500 3489 8498 3444 8548 3497 8560
      3498 8559
TIME...MOT...LOC 1943Z 184DEG 9KT 3495 8521 3473 8541

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