Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
626 PM EDT WED JUL 19 2017

GAZ018-192300-
Stephens GA-
626 PM EDT WED JUL 19 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHWESTERN STEPHENS COUNTY UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

At 626 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning near Toccoa, moving south at 5 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Toccoa, Eastanolee and Boydville.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea
size hail will be possible in these areas.

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 may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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 3462 8339 3460 8323 3447 8324 3447 8338
      3446 8339 3446 8340 3448 8346
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 008DEG 8KT 3455 8336

$$

CDG



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