Special Weather Statement 15:40:16.0134

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
339 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

SCZ001-002-052015-
Pickens Mountains SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
339 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN PICKENS AND
NORTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT…

At 339 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles northeast of Walhalla, or near Salem, moving northeast at 15
mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Lake Keowee, Table Rock State Park,
Keowee Toxaway State Park, Jocassee Gorges, Lake Jocassee, Sunset,
Pumpkintown and Sassafras Mountain.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch 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.

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.

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LAT…LON 3506 8288 3509 8279 3508 8278 3507 8278
3507 8277 3505 8275 3505 8272 3506 8271
3506 8267 3494 8261 3489 8274 3482 8287
3479 8299 3497 8308
TIME…MOT…LOC 1939Z 247DEG 14KT 3492 8296

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