713  
WWUS82 KTAE 181806  
SPSTAE  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
206 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
FLZ016-017-GAZ156>158-181845-  
GADSDEN FL-LEON FL-DECATUR GA-GRADY GA-THOMAS GA-  
206 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
   
..SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN GADSDEN
 
 
NORTHEASTERN LEON...SOUTHEASTERN DECATUR...GRADY AND SOUTHERN THOMAS  
COUNTIES UNTIL 245 PM EDT...  
 
AT 206 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG  
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTH OF HAVANA TO 10 MILES NORTHEAST  
OF TALLAHASSEE. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CAIRO, THOMASVILLE, HAVANA, TALLAHASSEE, OCHLOCKNEE, WHIGHAM,  
ATTAPULGUS, CLIMAX, CAPEL, DARSEY, JAMIESON, ROCKY HILL, IAMONIA,  
HARRELLS STILL, LAINGKAT, CALVARY, PRINCES STILL, PEOPLES STILL,  
AMSTERDAM AND NICKLEVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3067 8398 3067 8401 3064 8401 3049 8417  
3070 8453 3108 8432 3108 8423 3083 8380  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1806Z 214DEG 21KT 3074 8441 3062 8419  
 

 
 
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