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Statement as of 12:27 PM EDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 1:15 PM EDT on July 23, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Gilmer and northern
Fannin counties until 100 PM EDT...

At 1226 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was near Blue Ridge... moving
east at 10 mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind... pea sized hail and frequent cloud to
           ground lightning.

Impact... people outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Expect
           minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...
           unsecured objects. Lightning is one of nature's leading
           killers. Remember... if you can hear thunder... you are
           close enough to be struck by lightning. Electrical
           appliances should not be used unless in an emergency.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Blue Ridge... Morganton... Higdon... Pisgah... Hurst... Cherry Log and
Mineral Bluff.

Lat... Lon 3473 8453 3487 8454 3497 8426 3483 8416
      3470 8429
time... Mot... loc 1626z 267deg 8kt 3482 8443


1227 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Gilmer and northern
Fannin counties until 100 PM EDT...

At 1226 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was near Blue Ridge... moving
east at 10 mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind... pea sized hail and frequent cloud to
           ground lightning.

Impact... people outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Expect
           minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...
           unsecured objects. Lightning is one of nature's leading
           killers. Remember... if you can hear thunder... you are
           close enough to be struck by lightning. Electrical
           appliances should not be used unless in an emergency.

Some locations in the path of this storm include
Blue Ridge... Morganton... Higdon... Pisgah... Hurst... Cherry Log and
Mineral Bluff.

Lat... Lon 3473 8453 3487 8454 3497 8426 3483 8416
      3470 8429
time... Mot... loc 1626z 267deg 8kt 3482 8443



1217 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Significant weather advisory for eastern Gilmer... northwestern
Dawson... southern towns... Lumpkin... white... southern Union...
southeastern Pickens and southeastern Fannin counties until 115 PM
EDT...

At 1215 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms extended from near
Unicoi State Park to Jasper and Pisgah... and moving east at 5 mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind... frequent cloud to ground lightning
           and heavy rain.

Impact... people outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Expect
           minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...
           unsecured objects. Lightning is one of nature's leading
           killers. Remember... if you can hear thunder... you are
           close enough to be struck by lightning. 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. Also... the heavy
           rain may cause temporary street flooding or Road ponding
           in slow drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Dahlonega... Cleveland... Dawsonville... Helen... Suches... Unicoi State
Park... Sautee... Amicalola Falls State Park... Pisgah... the smithgall
Woods conservation area... Leaf... qualatchee lake... the Stover creek
shelter... Turners Corner... McKee... the Black Gap shelter... the len
Foote hike inn... Margret... Fausett Lake and the Low Gap shelter.

Lat... Lon 3482 8365 3480 8368 3479 8368 3477 8364
      3474 8362 3472 8364 3469 8364 3466 8366
      3462 8364 3458 8364 3438 8433 3482 8436
      3483 8366
time... Mot... loc 1615z 291deg 5kt 3476 8366 3448 8440


1217 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Significant weather advisory for eastern Gilmer... northwestern
Dawson... southern towns... Lumpkin... white... southern Union...
southeastern Pickens and southeastern Fannin counties until 115 PM
EDT...

At 1215 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms extended from near
Unicoi State Park to Jasper and Pisgah... and moving east at 5 mph.

Hazard... up to 40 mph wind... frequent cloud to ground lightning
           and heavy rain.

Impact... people outdoors should seek shelter immediately. Expect
           minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...
           unsecured objects. Lightning is one of nature's leading
           killers. Remember... if you can hear thunder... you are
           close enough to be struck by lightning. 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. Also... the heavy
           rain may cause temporary street flooding or Road ponding
           in slow drainage areas.

Some locations in the path of these storms include
Dahlonega... Cleveland... Dawsonville... Helen... Suches... Unicoi State
Park... Sautee... Amicalola Falls State Park... Pisgah... the smithgall
Woods conservation area... Leaf... qualatchee lake... the Stover creek
shelter... Turners Corner... McKee... the Black Gap shelter... the len
Foote hike inn... Margret... Fausett Lake and the Low Gap shelter.

Lat... Lon 3482 8365 3480 8368 3479 8368 3477 8364
      3474 8362 3472 8364 3469 8364 3466 8366
      3462 8364 3458 8364 3438 8433 3482 8436
      3483 8366
time... Mot... loc 1615z 291deg 5kt 3476 8366 3448 8440



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