Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
829 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

GAZ006-008-009-015-016-300100-
Union GA-Towns GA-White GA-Lumpkin GA-Fannin GA-
829 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR UNION...TOWNS...NORTHWESTERN
WHITE...NORTHEASTERN LUMPKIN AND NORTHEASTERN FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL
900 PM EDT...

At 828 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was over Blood Mountain
Shelter, or 11 miles south of Blairsville...moving north at 15 mph.

  HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind...pea sized hail and frequent cloud to
           ground lightning.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light...unsecured objects.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Hiawassee, Blairsville, Young Harris, Suches, Hemp, Whitley Gap
Shelter, Blue Mountain Shelter, Brasstown Bald, Jones Creek, Woods
Hole Shelter, Low Gap Shelter, Camp Coleman Lake, Owltown, Vogel
State Park, Track Rock, Macedonia, Porter Springs, Turners Corner,
Blood Mountain Shelter and Gaddistown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

LAT...LON 3460 8380 3462 8403 3480 8418 3495 8420
      3494 8371
TIME...MOT...LOC 0028Z 187DEG 15KT 3472 8393

HAIL...0.25IN
WIND...50MPH

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