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Special Weather Statement

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

GAZ104-232245-
SUMTER GA-
622 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SUMTER COUNTY UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 622 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER MADDOX...OR OVER
AMERICUS...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
AMERICUS...SUMTER...MADDOX AND HUNTINGTON.

LAT...LON 3195 8410 3193 8427 3211 8435 3214 8421
TIME...MOT...LOC 2222Z 169DEG 6KT 3203 8425

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