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WFUS52 KGSP 151955
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GAC105-152045-
/O.NEW.KGSP.TO.W.0010.080315T1954Z-080315T2045Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
354 PM EDT SAT MAR 15 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  ELBERT COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 350 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 14 MILES
  NORTHEAST OF GAINES SCHOOL...OR ABOUT 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
  BOWMAN...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

* THE TORNADO EXPECTED TO BE NEAR...
  ELBERTON AROUND 410 PM EDT...
  RUCKERSVILLE AROUND 415 PM EDT...  
  FORTSONIA AROUND 420 PM EDT...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. NUMEROUS TORNADOES HAVE BEEN REPORTED 
ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON. MOBILE HOMES AND 
VEHICLES SHOULD BE ABANDONED FOR STURDIER SHELTER. OTHERWISE...GO TO 
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST LEVEL OF YOUR HOME OR PLACE OF 
BUSINESS. MAKE SURE THERE ARE AS MANY WALLS AND FLOORS BETWEEN YOU 
AND THE OUTSIDE AS POSSIBLE.

TO REPORT TORNADOES...DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL...OR FLOODING...
THROUGH OUR AUTOMATED REPORTING SYSTEM...CALL OUR TOLL FREE NUMBER...
1 8 7 7...6 3 3...6 7 7 2.

LAT...LON 3423 8307 3416 8272 3405 8261 3396 8256
      3395 8259 3397 8266 3396 8282 3400 8293
      3406 8301 3421 8311
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 273DEG 42KT 3407 8311

$$
LANE



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