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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 12:08 AM EDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on March 28, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southern Transylvania County in western North Carolina...
southeastern Jackson County in western North Carolina...
northwestern Greenville County in upstate South Carolina...
northern Pickens County in upstate South Carolina...
northeastern Oconee County in upstate South Carolina...

* until 100 am EDT

* at 1208 am EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 18 miles north of
Walhalla, or 5 miles southeast of Cashiers, moving east at 40 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to trees and minor damage to roofs and
           siding.

* Locations impacted include...
Rosman, Cashiers, Lake Toxaway, Jocassee gorges, Lake Jocassee,
DuPont state Forest, devils Fork State Park, gorges State Park,
Table Rock State Park and Caesars Head State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800,
2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our facebook Page, or tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3524 8260 3517 8259 3515 8258 3495 8253
      3494 8312 3495 8313 3496 8312 3497 8312
      3499 8310 3503 8313 3512 8314
time... Mot... loc 0408z 265deg 33kt 3504 8305

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Hg


1208 am EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southern Transylvania County in western North Carolina...
southeastern Jackson County in western North Carolina...
northwestern Greenville County in upstate South Carolina...
northern Pickens County in upstate South Carolina...
northeastern Oconee County in upstate South Carolina...

* until 100 am EDT

* at 1208 am EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 18 miles north of
Walhalla, or 5 miles southeast of Cashiers, moving east at 40 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to trees and minor damage to roofs and
           siding.

* Locations impacted include...
Rosman, Cashiers, Lake Toxaway, Jocassee gorges, Lake Jocassee,
DuPont state Forest, devils Fork State Park, gorges State Park,
Table Rock State Park and Caesars Head State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800,
2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our facebook Page, or tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3524 8260 3517 8259 3515 8258 3495 8253
      3494 8312 3495 8313 3496 8312 3497 8312
      3499 8310 3503 8313 3512 8314
time... Mot... loc 0408z 265deg 33kt 3504 8305

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Hg



Special Statement

Statement as of 12:24 AM EDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 1:15 AM EDT on March 28, 2017


... A strong thunderstorm will impact west central Pickens and
northeastern Oconee counties until 115 am EDT...

At 1223 am EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northeast of Walhalla, or over Salem, moving east at 45 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Pickens, Salem, Lake Keowee, Keowee Toxaway State Park, devils Fork
State Park, Six Mile, Liberty, Nine Times and sunset.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph 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.


Lat... Lon 3481 8305 3493 8309 3498 8274 3481 8270
time... Mot... loc 0423z 263deg 37kt 3489 8299


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