Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
538 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

ALZ037-043-045-012330-
TALLAPOOSA AL-MACON AL-ELMORE AL-
538 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MACON...SOUTHEASTERN
ELMORE AND SOUTH CENTRAL TALLAPOOSA COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...

AT 538 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR TYSONVILLE TO VICTORYLAND TO NEAR
LIVERPOOL. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TUSKEGEE...TALLASSEE...NOTASULGA...MILSTEAD...SHORTER...FRANKLIN...
VICTORYLAND...TALLAPOOSA CITY...TYSONVILLE...LIBERTY CITY...REEVES
AIRPORT...YATES RESERVOIR...MOTON FIELD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...WARE...
UPHAPEE CREEK...YATES DAM...REELTOWN AND I 85 REST AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3235 8581 3240 8593 3240 8601 3241 8601
      3242 8603 3241 8605 3242 8609 3242 8612
      3243 8612 3267 8593 3265 8570 3258 8570
      3258 8566 3257 8566 3253 8556
TIME...MOT...LOC 2238Z 237DEG 28KT 3241 8605 3242 8594 3238 8583

$$

89/GSATTERWHITE



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