Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
338 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

GAZ010-017-018-SCZ001-004-272015-
Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-Greater Oconee SC-
Oconee Mountains SC-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT STEPHENS...
SOUTHEASTERN HABERSHAM...SOUTH CENTRAL RABUN AND SOUTHWESTERN OCONEE
COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

At 338 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms with
torrential rainfall 7 miles north of Toccoa, or near Tallulah Gorge
State Park, moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Toccoa, Westminster, Mount Airy, Avalon, Tallulah Falls, Tallulah
Gorge State Park, Martin, Cornelia, Long Creek and Turnerville.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph 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.

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LAT...LON 3480 8339 3475 8302 3453 8310 3449 8316
      3448 8347 3449 8353
TIME...MOT...LOC 1938Z 287DEG 16KT 3469 8334

$$

RWH



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