Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
627 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

GAZ072-073-083-084-292300-
TWIGGS GA-WILKINSON GA-BALDWIN GA-JONES GA-
627 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN TWIGGS...NORTHWESTERN
WILKINSON...SOUTHWESTERN BALDWIN AND SOUTHEASTERN JONES COUNTIES
UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 627 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR MCINTYRE...OR NEAR
IRWINTON...MOVING WEST AT 10 MPH.

  HAZARD...40 TO 50 MPH WIND...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND 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
IRWINTON...GORDON...IVEY...MCINTYRE...FITZPATRICK...COOPERS...JAMES..
.
GREENBERRY CROSSROADS...GRISWOLDVILLE...MOUNTAIN SPRINGS AND MYRICKS
MILL.

LAT...LON 3274 8344 3282 8350 3282 8349 3284 8351
      3301 8347 3297 8313 3280 8313
TIME...MOT...LOC 2227Z 090DEG 11KT 3290 8322

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