Special Weather Statement 15:22:56.2760

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
322 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

SCZ001-002-171945-
Pickens Mountains SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
322 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN PICKENS AND
NORTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT…

At 322 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northwest of Pickens, or over Jocassee Gorges, moving southeast
at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Devils Fork State Park, Lake Keowee, Keowee Toxaway State Park,
Jocassee Gorges, Lake Jocassee, Sunset, Nine Times and Rocky Bottom.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail 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 3506 8287 3507 8283 3497 8262 3489 8274
3482 8288 3496 8301
TIME…MOT…LOC 1922Z 315DEG 8KT 3496 8284

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