Rabun GA-Oconee Mountains SC-
829 PM EDT SAT JUN 30 2018
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN RABUN AND NORTHERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM EDT...
At 829 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 9 miles north of Walhalla, or near Salem, moving
west at 10 mph.
Locations to be impacted include...
Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Oconee State Park, Lake Jocassee,
Mountain Rest, Bad Creek and Pine Mountain.
In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph will be
possible in these areas.
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.
Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.
LAT...LON 3500 8321 3500 8311 3503 8301 3500 8293
3499 8294 3498 8294 3497 8292 3496 8292
3495 8291 3494 8291 3479 8297 3483 8328
TIME...MOT...LOC 0029Z 107DEG 10KT 3491 8303