Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

GAZ020-021-030>032-041-240115-
Polk GA-Cobb GA-Cherokee GA-Haralson GA-Bartow GA-Paulding GA-
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN POLK...COBB...
CHEROKEE...NORTHERN HARALSON...SOUTHEASTERN BARTOW AND PAULDING
COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

At 831 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Pine Log to near Cartersville to Van Wert to near
Mars Hills...and moving east at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...40 to 50 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
Marietta, Canton, Cartersville, Dallas, Buchanan, Smyrna, Kennesaw,
Woodstock, Acworth, Powder Springs, Holly Springs, Austell, Rockmart,
Hiram, Emerson, Ball Ground, White, Waleska, Braswell and Fair Oaks.

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 3413 8489 3433 8474 3434 8426 3420 8431
      3417 8435 3413 8436 3411 8442 3400 8444
      3380 8463 3381 8472 3379 8473 3377 8485
      3381 8503 3382 8532
TIME...MOT...LOC 0031Z 279DEG 38KT 3432 8471 3413 8483 3399 8502 3382
8535

WIND...50MPH

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