Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1128 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

GAZ010-018-026-028-SCZ001-002-004-005-010-240400-
Hart GA-Franklin GA-Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Pickens Mountains SC-
Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC-Anderson SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
1128 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FRANKLIN...STEPHENS...CENTRAL
RABUN...HART...WESTERN ANDERSON...SOUTHWESTERN PICKENS AND OCONEE
COUNTIES UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT...

At 1127 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 3 miles south of Clayton, to 4 miles east of
Toccoa, to 7 miles south of Carnesville, and moving northeast at 35
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Clemson, Toccoa, Seneca, Hartwell, Walhalla, Clayton, Carnesville,
Central, Pendleton and Royston.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT...LON 3427 8312 3424 8317 3425 8320 3424 8324
      3426 8330 3455 8331 3467 8337 3469 8334
      3472 8335 3473 8341 3487 8348 3500 8327
      3500 8311 3505 8291 3477 8276 3432 8279
      3424 8309
TIME...MOT...LOC 0327Z 241DEG 30KT 3483 8341 3456 8326 3426 8328

$$

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