Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement Issued August 07 At 1:04pm Edt By Nws Greenville-Spartanburg

…A Strong Thunderstorm Will Impact Portions Of Northeastern Rabun And North Central Oconee Counties Through 130 Pm Edt…

At 104 Pm Edt, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm 14 Miles North Of Walhalla, Or 6 Miles Southeast Of Highlands, Moving East At 10 Mph.

Hazard…Winds In Excess Of 40 Mph And Pea Size Hail.

Source…Radar Indicated.

Impact…Gusty Winds Could Knock Down Tree Limbs And Blow Around Unsecured Objects. Minor Damage To Outdoor Objects Is Possible.

Locations Impacted Include…

Walhalla, Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Oconee State Park, Lake Jocassee, Mountain Rest, Bad Creek And Pine Mountain.

Max Hail Size…0.25 In Max Wind Gust…40 Mph