Special Weather Statement 17:25:05.6617

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
524 PM EDT SAT JUL 15 2017

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Elbert GA-Abbeville SC-
524 PM EDT SAT JUL 15 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN ELBERT AND SOUTH
CENTRAL ABBEVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT…

At 524 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 15
miles east of Elberton, or near Lake Strom Thurmond, moving east at
15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Calhoun Falls, Lake Strom Thurmond, Bobby Brown State Park, Lake
Russell and Rice Town.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and tv
stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lake Thurmond is in the path of this storm. Cloud to ground
lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous boating conditions.
Move to shore immediately.

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LAT…LON 3398 8261 3397 8264 3399 8265 3399 8270
3408 8269 3414 8238 3406 8238 3406 8245
3408 8248 3407 8250 3407 8253 3401 8260
3399 8258 3398 8258 3396 8257
TIME…MOT…LOC 2124Z 271DEG 11KT 3404 8261

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