Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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

GAZ002-004-005-281930-
MURRAY GA-WHITFIELD GA-WALKER GA-
306 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MURRAY...WHITFIELD AND
SOUTHEASTERN WALKER COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

AT 306 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SUMAC TO DALTON TO NEAR VILLANOW...AND MOVING
WEST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...UP TO 40 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 THESE STORMS INCLUDE
DALTON...CHATSWORTH...VARNELL...ETON...TUNNEL
HILL...COHUTTA...DAWNVILLE... CRANDALL...MILL
CREEK...BEAVERDALE...VILLANOW...SUMAC...ROCKY FACE AND TILTON.

LAT...LON 3489 8468 3473 8487 3461 8498 3461 8505
      3462 8506 3459 8506 3459 8518 3477 8517
      3477 8515 3482 8513 3481 8512 3482 8506
      3486 8506 3486 8503 3488 8501 3491 8502
      3498 8496
TIME...MOT...LOC 1906Z 097DEG 17KT 3487 8485 3477 8498 3468 8507

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