143  
WWUS82 KFFC 140020  
SPSFFC  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA  
820 PM EDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
GAZ104-140045-  
SUMTER GA-  
820 PM EDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN SUMTER COUNTY UNTIL  
845 PM EDT...  
 
AT 819 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS CENTERED NEAR LESLIE, OR  
11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF AMERICUS. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...UP TO 40 MPH WIND...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING  
AND HEAVY RAIN.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF  
LIGHT...UNSECURED OBJECTS. HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE TEMPORARY  
STREET FLOODING ESPECIALLY IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE  
LESLIE, DE SOTO AND DESOTO.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PEOPLE OUTDOORS SHOULD SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR  
THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOTORISTS  
SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO  
HYDROPLANING.  
 
LAT...LON 3192 8422 3199 8417 3197 8402 3191 8401  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0019Z 012DEG 3KT 3194 8412  
 
WIND...40MPH  
 

 
 
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