Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
705 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

ALZ018-020-150045-
CHEROKEE AL-ETOWAH AL-
705 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

AT 704 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MOSHAT TO NEAR AURORA...AND
MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GADSDEN...CENTRE...CEDAR BLUFF...FORNEY...LITTLE RIVER CANYON
NATIONAL PRESERVE...CENTRE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...ATTALLA...SARDIS
CITY...LEESBURG...ALTOONA...WALNUT GROVE...REECE CITY...SAND ROCK...
GAYLESVILLE...TENNALA...BLANCHE...TABOR ROAD...AURORA...EASTERN WEISS
LAKE AND NOCCALULA FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3452 8551 3404 8542 3401 8633 3410 8630
      3418 8619 3419 8611 3420 8610 3420 8584
      3424 8584 3424 8581 3426 8581 3426 8577
      3436 8566 3437 8563 3440 8563 3444 8558
      3449 8557 3453 8552
TIME...MOT...LOC 0004Z 201DEG 21KT 3413 8563 3412 8624

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