Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
750 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

GAZ008-015-170015-
Union GA-Lumpkin GA-
750 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR UNION AND NORTHEASTERN LUMPKIN
COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM EDT...

At 750 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was near Jones Creek, or near
Blairsville...moving east at 10 mph.

  HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning
           and heavy rain.

  IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
           light...unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
           street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Blairsville, Owltown, Vogel State Park, Brasstown Bald, Track Rock,
Turners Corner, Jones Creek, Woods Hole Shelter and Blood Mountain
Shelter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

LAT...LON 3489 8380 3486 8381 3484 8379 3483 8380
      3482 8378 3480 8378 3478 8383 3474 8382
      3473 8383 3472 8386 3465 8387 3472 8411
      3473 8409 3480 8409 3480 8413 3491 8409
TIME...MOT...LOC 2350Z 283DEG 9KT 3481 8404

WIND...40MPH

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