Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
709 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

GAZ010-017-018-026-NCZ062>064-SCZ001-002-004-201200-
FRANKLIN GA-STEPHENS GA-RABUN GA-HABERSHAM GA-SOUTHERN JACKSON NC-
TRANSYLVANIA NC-MACON NC-PICKENS MOUNTAINS SC-GREATER OCONEE SC-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS SC-
709 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN
FRANKLIN...STEPHENS...RABUN...HABERSHAM...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTHERN
JACKSON...SOUTHWESTERN TRANSYLVANIA...SOUTHEASTERN MACON...
NORTHWESTERN PICKENS MOUNTAINS...NORTHWESTERN GREATER OCONEE AND
OCONEE MOUNTAINS UNTIL 800 AM EDT...

AT 708 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES SOUTH OF SKY VALLEY
TO CLARKESVILLE TO 4 MILES EAST OF GAINESVILLE...AND MOVING EAST AT
35 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TOCCOA...WALHALLA...CLAYTON...CLARKESVILLE...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...
WESTMINSTER...DEMOREST...MOUNT AIRY AND ALTO.

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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE
STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3454 8362 3462 8364 3465 8366 3473 8362
      3476 8363 3477 8365 3495 8355 3499 8353
      3511 8272 3507 8277 3506 8276 3426 8334
      3433 8339 3443 8338 3446 8340 3449 8354
      3443 8362 3450 8367
TIME...MOT...LOC 1108Z 260DEG 31KT 3492 8331 3463 8352 3429 8376

$$

RWH



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