Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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

GAZ012-019-282100-
GORDON GA-FLOYD GA-
425 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN GORDON AND
NORTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT...

AT 424 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR CALHOUN...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
CALHOUN...PLAINVILLE...LAKE MARVIN...EVERETT SPRINGS...SUGAR VALLEY AND
OOSTANAULA.

LAT...LON 3447 8517 3459 8511 3459 8507 3453 8484
      3440 8488 3440 8495 3439 8496 3439 8497
      3440 8497 3440 8498 3439 8498 3439 8516
TIME...MOT...LOC 2024Z 095DEG 11KT 3446 8493

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