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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 159 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018 GAZ001>004-011-012-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086- 089>098-102>113-170200- /O.CON.KFFC.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180417T0200Z/ Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Chattooga-Gordon-Floyd-Bartow- Cherokee-Forsyth-Hall-Banks-Jackson-Madison-Polk-Paulding-Cobb- North Fulton-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes- Haralson-Carroll-Douglas-South Fulton-DeKalb-Rockdale-Walton- Newton-Morgan-Greene-Taliaferro-Heard-Coweta-Fayette-Clayton- Spalding-Henry-Butts-Jasper-Putnam-Hancock-Warren-Troup- Meriwether-Pike-Upson-Lamar-Monroe-Jones-Baldwin-Washington- Glascock-Jefferson-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-Bibb-Twiggs- Wilkinson-Johnson-Emanuel-Muscogee-Chattahoochee-Marion-Schley- Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-Laurens-Treutlen-Stewart-Webster- Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-Wilcox-Dodge-Telfair-Wheeler- Montgomery-Toombs- Including the cities of Calhoun, Rome, Cartersville, Gainesville, Marietta, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Athens, Carrollton, Douglasville, East Point, Decatur, Conyers, Covington, Newnan, Peachtree City, Griffin, Milledgeville, Macon, Swainsboro, Columbus, Warner Robins, Dublin, Lumpkin, Americus, Cordele, and Vidalia 159 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * Locations...north and central Georgia. * Winds...Northwest at 15 to 22 MPH, with gusts to 25 to 35 MPH. Gusts may briefly reach 40 MPH in the higher elevations. * Timing...Winds will increase through the day. Peak speeds are expected through 8 PM. * Impacts...These winds may break tree branches and down weaker trees, particularly those in saturated soils due to heavy rainfall. Unsecured outdoor items may be blown around. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 20 mph...or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. &&