Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement Issued March 18 At 12:50pm Edt By Nws Greenville-Spartanburg

…Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions Of Eastern Franklin, Southeastern Stephens, Elbert, Hart, Anderson, Abbeville, South Central Oconee And Southwestern Greenwood Counties Through 130 Pm Edt…

At 1249 Pm Edt, Doppler Radar Was Tracking Strong Thunderstorms Along A Line Extending From 6 Miles Northeast Of Carnesville To 12 Miles Northwest Of Washington. Movement Was East At 60 Mph.

Hazard…Wind Gusts Up To 50 Mph.

Source…Radar Indicated.

Impact…Gusty Winds Could Knock Down Tree Limbs And Blow Around Unsecured Objects.

Locations Impacted Include…

Anderson, Abbeville, Elberton, Hartwell, Homeland Park, Belton, Northlake, Royston, Calhoun Falls And Reed Creek.

Max Hail Size…0.00 In Max Wind Gust…50 Mph