• Special Weather Statement

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    GAZ010-017-018-026-028-SCZ001-002-004-005-010-122015- Hart GA-Franklin GA-Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA- Pickens Mountains SC-Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC- Anderson SC-Oconee Mountains SC- 213 PM EST TUE FEB 12 2019 ...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FRANKLIN...STEPHENS... EASTERN HABERSHAM...RABUN...HART...ANDERSON...PICKENS AND OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 315 PM EST... At 213 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster of thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles south of Clayton to near Toccoa to 7 miles west of Carnesville, and moving east at 45 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Anderson, Easley, Clemson, Toccoa, Seneca, Hartwell, Walhalla, Pickens, Clayton and Carnesville. 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... 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. 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 3423 8301 3423 8308 3427 8312 3424 8317 3426 8330 3423 8335 3426 8334 3433 8339 3443 8338 3446 8340 3448 8345 3458 8344 3499 8351 3500 8311 3509 8279 3508 8278 3507 8278 3480 8254 3434 8260 3421 8299 TIME...MOT...LOC 1913Z 256DEG 38KT 3478 8339 3459 8333 3436 8336 $$

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