• Special Weather Statement

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    GAZ023>025-034-035-045>048-055-057-312045- Hall GA-Banks GA-Jackson GA-Walton GA-Rockdale GA-Barrow GA- Clayton GA-DeKalb GA-Gwinnett GA-Newton GA-Henry GA- 356 PM EDT TUE JUL 31 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HALL...WESTERN BANKS... NORTHWESTERN JACKSON...WESTERN WALTON...ROCKDALE...BARROW...EASTERN CLAYTON...SOUTHEASTERN DEKALB...GWINNETT...WESTERN NEWTON AND HENRY COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT... At 356 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Clermont to Hampton...and moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD...Frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT...Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. If you can hear thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Heavy rain may cause temporary street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of these storms include Gainesville, Lawrenceville, McDonough, Conyers, Winder, Covington, Jefferson, Homer, Duluth, Stockbridge, Sugar Hill, Snellville, Suwanee, Buford, Lilburn, Loganville, Braselton, Hampton, Auburn and Lovejoy. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. 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. LAT...LON 3449 8365 3443 8361 3448 8356 3447 8344 3343 8391 3345 8393 3334 8403 3336 8434 3401 8415 3450 8375 TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 265DEG 16KT 3445 8371 3337 8429 $$

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