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August 17, 2013

New storm warning for Lowndes, Lanier, Brooks, Berrien, Cook and Lanier counties

VALDOSTA —

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR BERRIEN...BROOKS...
COLQUITT...COOK...LANIER...LOWNDES...THOMAS...TIFT AND WORTH
COUNTIES...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

AT 548 PM EDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETECTED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM OMEGA TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF ADEL TO 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF QUITMAN...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  SPARKS BY 600 PM EDT.
  HAHIRA BY 610 PM EDT.
  ENIGMA BY 615 PM EDT.
  I-75 AT EXIT 16 BY 625 PM EDT.
  ALAPAHA BY 630 PM EDT.
  RAY CITY BY 635 PM EDT.

WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. THERE WERE ALREADY
REPORTS OF 41 MPH WIND GUSTS AND TREE LIMBS DOWN IN COLQUITT COUNTY.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE
STORMS...AS WELL AS TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WHICH MAY
REDUCE VISIBILITY AND CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.

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