• Special Weather Statement

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    GAZ010-017-018-NCZ062>064-SCZ001-004-121930- Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-Transylvania NC- Southern Jackson NC-Macon NC-Greater Oconee SC-Oconee Mountains SC- 136 PM EST TUE FEB 12 2019 ...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT STEPHENS...HABERSHAM... RABUN...SOUTHEASTERN MACON...CENTRAL TRANSYLVANIA...SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON AND OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM EST... At 135 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster of thunderstorms along a line extending from 3 miles southwest of Franklin to 9 miles north of Cleveland to 8 miles north of Gainesville, and moving east at 40 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Toccoa, Franklin, Walhalla, Clayton, Clarkesville, Cornelia, Baldwin, Westminster, Demorest and Mount Airy. Wind gusts up to 45 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an interior room. 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. && LAT...LON 3491 8363 3495 8355 3499 8355 3500 8348 3500 8352 3507 8357 3516 8351 3536 8268 3499 8294 3453 8310 3448 8318 3447 8326 3446 8340 3449 8354 3443 8362 3450 8367 3454 8362 3465 8366 3474 8362 3480 8368 TIME...MOT...LOC 1835Z 252DEG 36KT 3514 8341 3473 8379 3442 8381 $$

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