Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
523 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

GAZ010-SCZ001-282200-
RABUN GA-OCONEE MOUNTAINS SC-
523 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN RABUN AND NORTHERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 523 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES EAST OF CLAYTON TO
4 MILES EAST OF WALHALLA...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALEM...OCONEE STATE PARK...LAKE KEOWEE...PINE MOUNTAIN AND MOUNTAIN
REST.

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 THESE STORMS. 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
STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3499 8325 3490 8291 3481 8290 3476 8297
      3487 8331
TIME...MOT...LOC 2123Z 202DEG 29KT 3487 8322 3479 8299

$$

KRENTZ



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