Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
 National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
 1010 AM EDT WED APR 5 2017

GAZ012-019-020-030-031-041-042-051515-
 Polk GA-Gordon GA-Haralson GA-Bartow GA-Carroll GA-Paulding GA-
 Floyd GA-
 1010 AM EDT WED APR 5 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POLK...SOUTHERN GORDON...
 HARALSON...BARTOW...NORTHWESTERN CARROLL...PAULDING AND SOUTHEASTERN
 FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 AM EDT...

At 1010 AM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
 extending from Borden Springs to Fruithurst to near Hollis
 Crossroads...and moving northeast at 55 mph.

HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind...frequent 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
 Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun, Dallas, Cedartown, Buchanan, Villa Rica,
 Bremen, Adairsville, Temple, Rockmart, Euharlee, Tallapoosa, Mount
 Zion, Emerson, Aragon, Cave Spring, White, Kingston and Waco.

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 3453 8479 3416 8468 3372 8494 3357 8532
 3408 8542
 TIME...MOT...LOC 1410Z 233DEG 46KT 3394 8550 3373 8543 3353 8559

WIND...40MPH

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