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Special Weather Statement

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
559 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

GAZ083>086-095>098-105>113-032315-
JOHNSON GA-DODGE GA-WILKINSON GA-MONTGOMERY GA-LAURENS GA-TELFAIR GA-
EMANUEL GA-WILCOX GA-HOUSTON GA-PULASKI GA-WHEELER GA-TWIGGS GA-
BLECKLEY GA-TOOMBS GA-TREUTLEN GA-CRISP GA-DOOLY GA-
559 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JOHNSON...DODGE...SOUTHERN
WILKINSON...MONTGOMERY...LAURENS...TELFAIR...EMANUEL...WILCOX...
SOUTHEASTERN HOUSTON...PULASKI...WHEELER...SOUTHEASTERN TWIGGS...
BLECKLEY...TOOMBS...TREUTLEN...CRISP AND EASTERN DOOLY COUNTIES UNTIL
615 PM EST...

AT 549 PM EST...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS EXTENDING FROM
NEAR ROCKY FORD TO NEAR SNIPESVILLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH. THIS
LINE OF STORMS IS PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL. FURTHER
WEST...LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO FALL FOR THE NEXT
HOUR OR TWO.

  HAZARD...40 TO 50 MPH WIND AND HEAVY RAIN.

  IMPACT...PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. EXPECT
           MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF
           LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. LOCALIZED FLOODING IN LOW
           LYING AREAS...ALONG DITCHES AND NEAR POORLY DRAINED AREAS
           IS LIKELY. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR
           POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO HYDROPLANING. WHEN WATER
           COVERS THE ROAD...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE
DUBLIN...CORDELE...SWAINSBORO...MCRAE...COCHRAN...EASTMAN...
HAWKINSVILLE...LYONS...VIENNA...SOPERTON...ABBEVILLE...ALAMO...MOUNT
VERNON...WRIGHTSVILLE...JEFFERSONVILLE...VIDALIA...HELENA...EAST
DUBLIN...TWIN CITY AND CHESTER.

LOCATIONS BEHIND THE INITIAL LINE OF STORMS SUCH AS CORDELE...ROCHELLE...
EASTMAN...DUBLIN...SOPTERTON AND TOWNS CAN EXPECT CONTINUED PONDING OF
WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS AS THE LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE RAINFALL
CONTINUES THROUGH 8 PM.

LAT...LON 3254 8203 3256 8208 3252 8215 3235 8225
      3216 8218 3191 8223 3197 8244 3196 8257
      3178 8289 3178 8300 3185 8318 3185 8361
      3180 8361 3180 8379 3185 8394 3198 8394
      3274 8329 3271 8210 3261 8200
TIME...MOT...LOC 2249Z 253DEG 12KT 3269 8182 3178 8272

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