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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:24 PM EDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on July 21, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for southern Gilmer and Pickens
counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 424 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Cartecay, or 9 miles
southeast of Ellijay... moving south at 15 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 this storm include
Jasper, Talking Rock, Sequoyah Lake, Cartecay, Blaine and Lake
Tamarack.

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 3461 8431 3458 8432 3458 8434 3457 8433
      3457 8435 3455 8435 3451 8433 3441 8439
      3449 8459 3465 8441
time... Mot... loc 2024z 021deg 15kt 3460 8438

Wind... 40mph


424 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Significant weather advisory for southern Gilmer and Pickens
counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 424 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Cartecay, or 9 miles
southeast of Ellijay... moving south at 15 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 this storm include
Jasper, Talking Rock, Sequoyah Lake, Cartecay, Blaine and Lake
Tamarack.

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 3461 8431 3458 8432 3458 8434 3457 8433
      3457 8435 3455 8435 3451 8433 3441 8439
      3449 8459 3465 8441
time... Mot... loc 2024z 021deg 15kt 3460 8438

Wind... 40mph



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