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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
126 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

GAZ010-017-018-SCZ101-104-181815-
Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-Greater Oconee SC-
Oconee Mountains SC-
126 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT STEPHENS...CENTRAL HABERSHAM...
SOUTH CENTRAL RABUN AND SOUTHWESTERN OCONEE COUNTIES THROUGH 215 PM
EDT...

At 126 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles north of Toccoa, or 4 miles southeast of Tallulah Falls, moving
east at 20 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and half inch hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to outdoor objects is
         possible.

Locations impacted include...
Toccoa, Clarkesville, Westminster, Demorest, Tallulah Falls, Lake
Rabun, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Lakemont, Long Creek, and
Turnerville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

&&

LAT...LON 3484 8312 3456 8307 3452 8313 3455 8355
      3474 8356
TIME...MOT...LOC 1726Z 267DEG 19KT 3467 8335

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.50 IN
MAX WIND GUST...55 MPH

$$

MPR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1108 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-191515-
Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa-
Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta-
Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel-
Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson-
Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon-
Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray-
Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach-
Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton-
Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs-
Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren-
Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes-
Wilkinson-
1108 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, coming to and
end after sundown. The main threat will be gusty winds, frequent
lightning and locally heavy rainfall.

Hot and humid conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees
are possible mainly south of a line from Columbus to Athens.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday...

Scattered to numerous afternoon and evening thunderstorms can be
expected through the weekend. Severe weather is not expected at
this time but heavy rain could elevate the localized flash flood
threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
443 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-
068>072-082-501>510-SCZ008>014-019-101>109-190845-
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Avery-Alexander-
Iredell-Davie-Madison-Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Catawba-
Rowan-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Henderson-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union NC-
Caldwell Mountains-Greater Caldwell-Burke Mountains-Greater Burke-
McDowell Mountains-Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-
Greater Rutherford-Polk Mountains-Eastern Polk-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Union SC-Chester-Greenwood-
Oconee Mountains-Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-
Greater Oconee-Greater Pickens-Central Greenville-
Southern Greenville-Northern Spartanburg-Southern Spartanburg-
443 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Georgia, piedmont
North Carolina, western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected to develop across
the area this afternoon and evening. The main threats will be from
frequent cloud to ground lightning and brief torrential rainfall.
However, a few storms could briefly become severe and produce
isolated damaging wind gusts. In addition, excessive rainfall could
occur in isolated locations, resulting in flash flooding of small
streams and urban areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

None.

$$
Lane

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