• Special Weather Statement

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    GAZ025-027-035>038-047>050-056>060-068>072-082-122015- Butts GA-Morgan GA-Putnam GA-Walton GA-Monroe GA-Jones GA-Jasper GA- Newton GA-Pike GA-Henry GA-Madison GA-Jackson GA-Lamar GA-Barrow GA- Bibb GA-Upson GA-Oglethorpe GA-Spalding GA-Clarke GA-Oconee GA- Greene GA- 226 PM EST TUE FEB 12 2019 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BUTTS...MORGAN...WESTERN PUTNAM...EASTERN WALTON...MONROE...WESTERN JONES...JASPER...NEWTON... SOUTHEASTERN PIKE...SOUTHEASTERN HENRY...MADISON...SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON...LAMAR...SOUTHEASTERN BARROW...NORTHWESTERN BIBB... NORTHEASTERN UPSON...OGLETHORPE...SOUTHEASTERN SPALDING...CLARKE... OCONEE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTIES UNTIL 315 PM EST... At 226 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Pocataligo to near Starrsville to near Piedmont...and moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind and enhanced risk of a brief tornado. IMPACT...While winds should result in minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...unsecured objects...the leading edge of this line of storms has also exhibited areas of localized rotation. A brief tornado could quickly form. Some locations in the path of these storms include Macon, Monroe, Covington, Barnesville, Eatonton, Jackson, Madison, Forsyth, Greensboro, Watkinsville, Monticello, Danielsville, Lexington, Athens, Social Circle, Statham, Oxford, Nicholson, Porterdale and Comer. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. LAT...LON 3425 8327 3424 8318 3426 8314 3426 8311 3423 8308 3417 8310 3415 8306 3411 8303 3410 8304 3405 8299 3403 8293 3401 8294 3399 8288 3342 8331 3282 8371 3295 8434 3354 8393 3420 8339 3421 8337 3426 8330 TIME...MOT...LOC 1926Z 285DEG 34KT 3421 8330 3353 8385 3300 8422 WIND...50MPH $$

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