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Special Statement

Statement as of 7:02 PM EDT on August 26, 2016

Expires 7:45 PM EDT on August 26, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Madison...
northwestern Oglethorpe... northern Oconee... eastern Barrow... Clarke
and southeastern Jackson counties until 745 PM EDT...

At 702 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Winterville... or near
Athens... moving west at 15 mph.

Hazard... 40 to 50 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
Athens... Statham... Arcade... Nicholson... Winterville... Bogart... colber
T... Arnoldsville... Hull... Athens-Clarke
County... Whitehall... Smithonia... Neese... Diamond Hill... Beechwood
Hills... Bear Creek Reservoir... Westgate Park... Sandy Creek
Recreation Area... state botanical garden of GA and James Holland
youth sports cmpx.

Lat... Lon 3407 8316 3389 8319 3388 8354 3403 8362
      3415 8350
time... Mot... loc 2302z 096deg 15kt 3399 8327



702 PM EDT Fri Aug 26 2016

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Madison...
northwestern Oglethorpe... northern Oconee... eastern Barrow... Clarke
and southeastern Jackson counties until 745 PM EDT...

At 702 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Winterville... or near
Athens... moving west at 15 mph.

Hazard... 40 to 50 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
Athens... Statham... Arcade... Nicholson... Winterville... Bogart... colber
T... Arnoldsville... Hull... Athens-Clarke
County... Whitehall... Smithonia... Neese... Diamond Hill... Beechwood
Hills... Bear Creek Reservoir... Westgate Park... Sandy Creek
Recreation Area... state botanical garden of GA and James Holland
youth sports cmpx.

Lat... Lon 3407 8316 3389 8319 3388 8354 3403 8362
      3415 8350
time... Mot... loc 2302z 096deg 15kt 3399 8327


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