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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
210 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

GAZ020-021-032>034-201845-
210 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PEA SIZED HAIL AND 45 MPH WINDS
IN BARTOW...CHEROKEE...COBB...GWINNETT AND FULTON COUNTIES UNTIL 245
PM EDT...

AT 209 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE LIKELY AS THIS STORM MOVES ACROSS BARTOW...
CHEROKEE...COBB...GWINNETT AND FULTON COUNTIES THROUGH 245 PM EDT.
SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM INCLUDE KENNESAW STATE
UNIVERSITY...KENNESAW...ACWORTH...WOODSTOCK...HOBGOOD PARK...OAK
GROVE...SWEAT MOUNTAIN...SANDY PLAINS...WHITE WATER PARK...
MARIETTA...DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE...MOUNT BETHEL...SMYRNA...
BUCKHEAD AND BOLTON.

&&

LAT...LON 3406 8471 3417 8454 3397 8431 3397 8435
      3384 8435 3377 8445
TIME...MOT...LOC 1810Z 320DEG 19KT 3404 8455

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1010 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-211000-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
1010 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND
CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE AND SCATTERED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED...THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

THE MAIN THREAT FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE STRONG TO DAMAGING
WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN.

DISCUSSION...

INSTABILITY WILL BE SUFFICIENT ACROSS THE AREA FOR SCATTERED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND ISOLATED
SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
WEAKEN WITH THE LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING TONIGHT.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE EACH DAY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. ADDITIONALLY...INCREASING HEAT CAN BE
EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AND RESIDENTS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
CENTRAL GEORGIA...NEED TO BE AWARE THAT A HEAT ADVISORY MAY BE
NECESSARY.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

THE MAIN THREAT FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...
OCCASIONAL TO FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS.

INCREASING TEMPERATURES WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES APPROACHING
DANGEROUS LEVELS THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

DISCUSSION...

ALTHOUGH UPPER-LEVEL RIDGING WILL INHIBIT THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT
SOMEWHAT BY THURSDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EACH DAY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. INSTABILITY IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE SUFFICIENT FOR WIDESPREAD
SEVERE WEATHER AT THIS TIME. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL ALSO ALLOW
TEMPERATURES AND HEAT INDEX VALUES TO CLIMB THROUGH THE END OF THIS
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT STRONG TO SEVERE WEATHER VIA THE
WEB AT WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.

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