Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
615 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

GAZ018-026-272300-
Franklin GA-Stephens GA-
615 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT NORTHERN
FRANKLIN AND SOUTHERN STEPHENS COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

At 615 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 8 miles northwest of Carnesville, moving east at 30
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Carnesville, Lavonia, Gumlog, Martin, Avalon, Tugaloo State Park and
Eastanolee.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea
size hail will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3438 8339 3452 8339 3457 8314 3456 8314
      3456 8313 3453 8310 3453 8308 3452 8309
      3450 8307 3450 8305 3448 8305 3441 8310
      3437 8310
TIME...MOT...LOC 2215Z 261DEG 25KT 3445 8334

$$

CDG



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