Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1246 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

GAZ006-008-270515-
UNION GA-FANNIN GA-
1246 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN UNION AND NORTHERN
FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 115 AM EDT...

AT 1246 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER NOTTELY DAM...OR 9
MILES WEST OF BLAIRSVILLE...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 25 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 THIS STORM INCLUDE BLUE
RIDGE...MORGANTON...JONES CREEK...LOVING...EPWORTH...IVY
LOG...HURST... MINERAL BLUFF...HEMP...NOTTELY DAM...CULBERSON AND
COPPERHILL.

LAT...LON 3499 8402 3496 8396 3480 8406 3494 8456
      3499 8453
TIME...MOT...LOC 0446Z 113DEG 22KT 3492 8411

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