Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1045 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

GAZ010-017-018-026-240330-
Franklin GA-Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-
1045 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FRANKLIN...STEPHENS...HABERSHAM
AND SOUTHWESTERN RABUN COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 PM EDT...

At 1045 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 4 miles north of Cleveland to 4 miles northwest
of Homer to 3 miles northwest of Jefferson, and moving east at 30
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Toccoa, Clarkesville, Carnesville, Clayton, Cornelia, Baldwin,
Royston, Lavonia, Gumlog and Demorest.

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.

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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT...LON 3433 8339 3446 8340 3449 8354 3443 8362
      3450 8367 3454 8362 3465 8366 3473 8362
      3478 8365 3487 8340 3480 8331 3473 8335
      3468 8334 3461 8323 3461 8316 3450 8305
      3428 8310 3424 8317 3426 8330 3423 8335
TIME...MOT...LOC 0245Z 247DEG 27KT 3466 8379 3438 8356 3415 8361

$$

ARK



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