Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
813 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

GAZ010-NCZ062-190045-
RABUN GA-MACON NC-
813 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF RABUN AND
SOUTHEASTERN MACON COUNTIES UNTIL 845 PM EDT...

AT 812 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES NORTH OF CLAYTON...OR OVER DILLARD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15
MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRANKLIN...CLAYTON...HIGHLANDS...MOUNTAIN CITY...TIGER...DILLARD...
SKY VALLEY...BLACK ROCK MOUNTAIN STATE PARK...LAKEMONT AND LAKE
RABUN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...TRY TO
GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE. OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM
OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. WHEN INDOORS...
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID USING WIRED ELECTRONIC
DEVICES. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3528 8336 3498 8311 3475 8347 3494 8358
      3495 8355 3499 8355 3500 8348 3500 8352
      3502 8352 3504 8354 3504 8356 3507 8357
      3510 8360
TIME...MOT...LOC 0012Z 231DEG 13KT 3496 8341

$$

RWH



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