Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
729 PM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

GAZ010-017-230030-
Rabun GA-Habersham GA-
729 PM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN HABERSHAM AND
SOUTHWESTERN RABUN COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

At 729 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles northeast of Cleveland, or near Helen, moving northeast at 20
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Clayton, Mountain City, Tiger, Tallulah Falls, Lake Rabun, Lakemont,
Tallulah Gorge State Park, Black Rock Mountain State Park, Lake
Burton and Batesville.

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.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and tv
stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

LAT...LON 3467 8365 3469 8364 3471 8364 3473 8362
      3477 8363 3493 8338 3481 8330 3479 8332
      3476 8332 3473 8335 3470 8335 3461 8365
      3462 8364 3466 8366
TIME...MOT...LOC 2329Z 238DEG 18KT 3466 8369

$$

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