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Tropical Storm Zeta Local Statement Intermediate Advisory Number 19A
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA  AL282020
1135 AM EDT Thu Oct 29 2020

This product covers NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA

**Tropical Storm Zeta Moving Away From Georgia** 


NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 90 miles north of Athens GA or about 120 miles 
      north-northeast of Atlanta GA
    - 35.3N 83.5W
    - Storm Intensity 60 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 40 degrees at 39 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across 
NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:

Do not enter evacuated areas until officials have given the all clear 
to return.


* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

When going outside be sure to stay away from downed power lines, 
hazardous debris and flooded areas.

Check on your neighbors. If necessary, help them connect with their 
points of contact.

Do not go sightseeing within impacted communities. Sightseers 
interfere with the emergency work of first responders.

If using a generator, avoid carbon monoxide poisoning by following 
instructions provided by the manufacturer. Operate your generator in 
a well-ventilated space outside of your living area and away from 
open doors and windows.

Be alert for any lingering wind gusts which could take down weakened 
trees and/or power lines, collapse damaged structures, or cause flying 
debris.

Be alert for potential flooding from rising rivers and streams which 
may have yet to crest. Remain informed of the latest river forecasts 
and heed any flood watches and warnings.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on creating an emergency plan see ready.ga.gov
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Peachtree City GA regarding 
the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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