Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
728 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

GAZ017-018-300030-
Stephens GA-Habersham GA-
728 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT STEPHENS
AND CENTRAL HABERSHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

At 727 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 7 miles south of Toccoa, or 7 miles west of Avalon,
moving northwest at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Toccoa, Clarkesville, Avalon, Martin, Mount Airy, Hollywood,
Boydville, Eastanolee and Turnerville.

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 3470 8335 3468 8334 3468 8332 3467 8332
      3467 8331 3465 8329 3464 8326 3461 8323
      3448 8319 3447 8338 3446 8340 3448 8346
      3463 8357
TIME...MOT...LOC 2327Z 156DEG 11KT 3447 8331

$$

CDG



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