Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
901 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

GAZ017-018-026-028-029-220130-
Elbert GA-Hart GA-Franklin GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-
901 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FRANKLIN...STEPHENS...ELBERT...
SOUTHEASTERN HABERSHAM AND HART COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM EDT...

At 900 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 6 miles southeast of Clarkesville to 5 miles west
of Jefferson, and moving southeast at 35 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Toccoa, Elberton, Hartwell, Carnesville, Royston, Reed Creek,
Lavonia, Gumlog, Bowman and Canon.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will
cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an
interior room.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for
northeastern Georgia...and Upstate South Carolina.

LAT...LON 3401 8294 3417 8310 3423 8308 3427 8312
      3424 8317 3426 8330 3423 8335 3433 8339
      3445 8339 3449 8349 3460 8344 3465 8328
      3461 8316 3448 8304 3448 8288 3437 8284
      3427 8275 3415 8272 3409 8264 3399 8258
TIME...MOT...LOC 0100Z 315DEG 44KT 3453 8347 3411 8366

$$

HG



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