Special Weather Statement 19:33:23.9009

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
733 PM EDT SUN JUL 16 2017

NCZ063-064-SCZ001-002-170000-
Transylvania NC-Southern Jackson NC-Pickens Mountains SC-
Oconee Mountains SC-
733 PM EDT SUN JUL 16 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN TRANSYLVANIA…
SOUTH CENTRAL JACKSON…NORTHWESTERN PICKENS AND NORTHEASTERN OCONEE
COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM EDT…

At 732 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16
miles north of Walhalla, or near Lake Jocassee, moving southwest at
10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Keowee Toxaway State Park, Jocassee
Gorges, Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee, Bad Creek and Sapphire.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible in these areas.

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.

Lake Jocassee 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 3510 8300 3500 8282 3483 8293 3495 8312
3495 8313 3496 8312 3497 8312 3499 8310
3500 8311 3501 8311 3502 8313
TIME…MOT…LOC 2332Z 035DEG 8KT 3500 8297

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