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Special Weather Statement

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
359 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

GAZ006-008-282030-
UNION GA-FANNIN GA-
359 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN UNION AND
NORTHEASTERN FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 358 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER NOTTELY DAM...OR 8
MILES NORTHWEST OF BLAIRSVILLE...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

  HAZARD...WINDS UP TO 40 MPH...PEA SIZED HAIL...FREQUENT 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
IVY LOG...LOVING...HEMP...NOTTELY DAM AND CULBERSON.

LAT...LON 3497 8395 3494 8392 3493 8392 3491 8390
      3486 8422 3494 8429 3499 8428 3499 8394
TIME...MOT...LOC 1958Z 091DEG 14KT 3495 8408

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