Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
701 PM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

ALZ018-020-300045-
Etowah AL-Cherokee AL-
701 PM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ETOWAH AND CENTRAL CHEROKEE
COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM CDT...

At 701 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Sand Rock to near Altoona. Movement was
east at 25 mph.

Pea size hail and winds of 30 to 40 mph will be possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Gadsden, Rainbow City, Hokes Bluff, Centre, Cedar Bluff, Centre
Municipal Airport, Attalla, Glencoe, Leesburg, Reece City, Sand Rock,
Gaylesville, Tennala, Tabor Road, Cherokee Rock Village, Cornwall
Furnace Park, Ballplay, Slackland, Gadsden Mall and Weiss Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3434 8547 3418 8544 3395 8586 3394 8590
      3391 8593 3392 8593 3394 8617 3396 8617
      3399 8620 3397 8625 3399 8628 3396 8631
      3396 8634 3420 8596 3420 8584 3424 8584
      3424 8581 3426 8581 3426 8577 3436 8567
TIME...MOT...LOC 0001Z 282DEG 20KT 3431 8571 3401 8626

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