Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
455 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

GAZ045-232130-
DEKALB GA-
455 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN DEKALB COUNTY UNTIL 530
PM EDT...

AT 455 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR LITHONIA...OR 8 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF DECATUR. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

  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 STONE
MOUNTAIN...AVONDALE ESTATES...LITHONIA...PINE LAKE... CANDLER-
MCAFEE...BELVEDERE PARK...SNAPFINGER...ARABIA MOUNTAIN...BELMONT...
REDAN AND PANTHERSVILLE.

LAT...LON 3377 8426 3381 8416 3379 8409 3375 8403
      3372 8406 3362 8411 3364 8416 3364 8417
      3365 8422 3363 8423 3364 8425 3365 8425
      3365 8432
TIME...MOT...LOC 2055Z 026DEG 3KT 3371 8418

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