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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
GAC001-005-229-305-191930-
/O.NEW.KJAX.SV.W.0024.150419T1902Z-150419T1930Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
302 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
BACON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
NORTHERN PIERCE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
APPLING COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
NORTHWESTERN WAYNE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 301 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF
70 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM PLANT
HATCH TO 7 MILES SOUTH OF BAXLEY TO ALMA TO NEAR NICHOLLS...AND
MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JESUP...BAXLEY...ALMA...SURRENCY...PLANT HATCH...SCREVEN...ODUM...
BRISTOL...DOCTORTOWN AND NEW LACY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS
NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO
A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL
INTERIOR ROOM.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3190 8219 3191 8213 3189 8214 3189 8212
3190 8211 3186 8212 3182 8202 3179 8199
3179 8196 3165 8182 3148 8197 3133 8236
3139 8241 3140 8240 3142 8244 3153 8254
3165 8246 3194 8236 3194 8228
TIME...MOT...LOC 1901Z 263DEG 17KT 3192 8231 3166 8240 3155 8247 3146
8261

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
GAC025-229-305-191915-
/O.CON.KJAX.SV.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150419T1915Z/
BRANTLEY GA-PIERCE GA-WAYNE GA-
307 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT
FOR CENTRAL BRANTLEY...NORTHEASTERN PIERCE AND SOUTHWESTERN WAYNE
COUNTIES...

AT 306 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
OFFERMAN TO NEAR SCREVEN TO NAHUNTA...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH. NICKEL
SIZE HAIL MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THE DAMAGING WINDS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NAHUNTA...SCREVEN...RAYBON...HICKOX AND HORTENSE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH A
TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY
AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A
BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

THIS IS A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM. DUE TO THE ROTATING NATURE OF THESE
STORMS...THEY ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ALL TYPES OF SEVERE WEATHER...
INCLUDING EXTREMELY LARGE HAIL...DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS...
AND POSSIBLY TORNADOES. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER...PREFERABLY
INTO A BASEMENT...OR AN INTERIOR ROOM SUCH AS A BATHROOM OR CLOSET.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3109 8192 3105 8194 3112 8206 3154 8209
3159 8204 3131 8188 3110 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 1906Z 268DEG 15KT 3149 8211 3143 8205 3139 8200 3118
8197

$$

Tornado Watch
FLC003-023-031-041-047-089-121-GAC001-003-005-025-039-049-065-069-
101-127-161-229-299-305-200000-
/O.NEW.KJAX.TO.A.0079.150419T1705Z-150420T0000Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 79 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN FLORIDA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA

BAKER DUVAL NASSAU

IN NORTHERN FLORIDA

COLUMBIA GILCHRIST HAMILTON
SUWANNEE

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

APPLING ATKINSON BACON
BRANTLEY CAMDEN CHARLTON
CLINCH COFFEE ECHOLS
GLYNN JEFF DAVIS PIERCE
WARE WAYNE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ALMA...BAXLEY...BLACKSHEAR...
BRUNSWICK...COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES...DOCK JUNCTION...DOUGLAS...
FERNANDINA BEACH...FOLKSTON...HAZLEHURST...HILLIARD...HOBOKEN...
HOMELAND...HOMERVILLE...JACKSONVILLE BEACH...JASPER...JENNINGS...
JESUP...KINGSLAND...LAKE CITY...LIVE OAK...MACCLENNY...MAYDAY...
NAHUNTA...NASSAU VILLAGE-RATLIFF...NEEDMORE...NEPTUNE BEACH...
PEARSON...ST. MARYS...ST. SIMONS...STATENVILLE...TRENTON...
WATERTOWN...WAYCROSS...WHITE SPRINGS...WILLACOOCHEE AND YULEE.

$$

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