Special Weather Statement 14:23:31.5740

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
221 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

NCZ063-064-SCZ001-191845-
Transylvania NC-Southern Jackson NC-Oconee Mountains SC-
221 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN TRANSYLVANIA…
SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON AND NORTH CENTRAL OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 245 PM
EDT…

At 221 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 18
miles southeast of Franklin, or 4 miles south of Cashiers, moving
southeast at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Cashiers, Gorges State Park, Lake Jocassee, Highlands, Sapphire, Bad
Creek and Whiteside Mountain.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and dime 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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

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LAT…LON 3508 8316 3508 8314 3510 8315 3516 8311
3510 8283 3506 8287 3505 8291 3503 8292
3501 8292 3501 8293 3492 8301 3496 8312
3499 8310 3502 8313 3504 8313 3506 8317
TIME…MOT…LOC 1821Z 299DEG 15KT 3505 8309

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HG