Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
512 PM EST TUE MAR 7 2017

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Polk GA-Cobb GA-Cherokee GA-Gordon GA-Haralson GA-Bartow GA-
Pickens GA-Paulding GA-Floyd GA-
512 PM EST TUE MAR 7 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POLK…NORTHWESTERN COBB…
CHEROKEE…SOUTHEASTERN GORDON…NORTHERN HARALSON…BARTOW…
SOUTHERN PICKENS…PAULDING AND SOUTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 545
PM EST…

At 511 PM EST…a line of strong thunderstorms was extending from
Folsom to near Seney to near Borden Springs…and moving east at 40
mph.

HAZARD…Up to 40 mph wind…cloud to ground lightning and heavy
rain.

IMPACT…Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
light…unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Canton, Cartersville, Dallas, Cedartown, Kennesaw, Woodstock,
Acworth, Holly Springs, Adairsville, Rockmart, Euharlee, Hiram,
Emerson, Ball Ground, Nelson, Aragon, White, Waleska, Kingston and
Braswell.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder…you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

LAT…LON 3410 8514 3444 8476 3444 8426 3438 8426
3409 8445 3385 8483 3387 8538 3396 8540
TIME…MOT…LOC 2211Z 271DEG 37KT 3438 8485 3411 8507 3390 8543

WIND…40MPH

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