Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1049 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

GAZ018-SCZ001-004-150330-
Stephens GA-Greater Oconee SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
1049 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL
IMPACT NORTHEASTERN STEPHENS AND CENTRAL OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 1130
PM EDT...

At 1049 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with
intense lightning and torrential rainfall 7 miles north of Toccoa, or
6 miles southeast of Tallulah Gorge State Park, moving east at 15
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Walhalla, Toccoa, Seneca, Westminster, Oconee State Park, Long Creek,
Mountain Rest and Oakway.

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...

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

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. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT...LON 3469 8334 3470 8335 3473 8335 3476 8332
      3477 8332 3490 8307 3462 8296 3458 8332
      3468 8336
TIME...MOT...LOC 0249Z 250DEG 14KT 3469 8327

$$

KRENTZ



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