Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1256 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

GAZ010-017-018-SCZ001-201730-
STEPHENS GA-RABUN GA-HABERSHAM GA-OCONEE MOUNTAINS SC-
1256 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
STEPHENS...SOUTHEASTERN RABUN...NORTHEASTERN HABERSHAM AND
WESTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 130 PM EDT...

AT 1255 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR TALLULAH FALLS...OR 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF CLARKESVILLE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TOCCOA...WALHALLA...WESTMINSTER...TALLULAH FALLS...TALLULAH GORGE
STATE PARK...LAKEMONT...LAKE RABUN...HOLLYWOOD...TURNERVILLE AND LONG
CREEK.

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.

DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL CAN CAUSE CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO VEHICLES.
CONSIDER MOVING VEHICLES TO A COVERED STORAGE AREA BEFORE THE STORM
ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 3492 8316 3470 8304 3465 8310 3456 8345
      3473 8354
TIME...MOT...LOC 1655Z 245DEG 23KT 3468 8341

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