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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:54 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia, western
North Carolina, and upstate South Carolina, including the
following areas, in northeast Georgia, Elbert, Franklin, Hart,
and Stephens. In western North Carolina, eastern Polk,
Henderson, Polk mountains, and Transylvania. In upstate South
Carolina, Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, greater
Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens, Greenville
mountains, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains, Pickens
mountains, Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through late Wednesday night

* multiple waves of showers and thunderstorms are expected to
impact much of upstate South Carolina, northeast Georgia, and
portions of western North Carolina this afternoon through
Wednesday. Total rainfall amounts through this time are expected
to range from 2 to 3 inches. However, scattered to numerous
thunderstorms throughout the period will likely result in local
amounts that are much higher.

* Due to the widespread rain that fell over much of this area this
weekend, the ground is near saturation, and stream levels are
already running above normal. It will not take much additional
rainfall to produce flash flooding along smaller creeks and
streams, as well as the headwaters of some main Stem rivers.
Main Stem rivers and their larger tributaries will also rise
gradually, and some minor flooding will be possible along these
streams by mid-week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:19 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 3:45 PM EDT on May 22, 2017


... A strong thunderstorm will impact northern Hart and west central
Anderson counties until 345 PM EDT...

At 318 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles north of Hartwell, or over Reed Creek, moving northeast at 10
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Hartwell, Reed Creek, lake Hartwell, Anderson Airport, Townville and
Sadlers Creek State Park.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

Southern portions of lake Hartwell is in the path of this storm.
Cloud to ground lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous
boating conditions. Move to shore immediately.


Lat... Lon 3441 8305 3448 8302 3447 8300 3460 8287
      3449 8266 3431 8286
time... Mot... loc 1918z 212deg 8kt 3443 8291


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319 PM EDT Mon may 22 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will impact northern Hart and west central
Anderson counties until 345 PM EDT...

At 318 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles north of Hartwell, or over Reed Creek, moving northeast at 10
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Hartwell, Reed Creek, lake Hartwell, Anderson Airport, Townville and
Sadlers Creek State Park.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

Southern portions of lake Hartwell is in the path of this storm.
Cloud to ground lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous
boating conditions. Move to shore immediately.


Lat... Lon 3441 8305 3448 8302 3447 8300 3460 8287
      3449 8266 3431 8286
time... Mot... loc 1918z 212deg 8kt 3443 8291


Ark


313 PM EDT Mon may 22 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will impact northwestern Anderson...
southwestern Pickens and southeastern Oconee counties until 345 PM
EDT...

At 312 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Clemson, moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Clemson, Seneca, Anderson, central, Northlake, Pendleton, Liberty,
Norris, Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

The northern part of lake Hartwell is in the path of this storm.
Cloud to ground lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous
boating conditions. Move to shore immediately.


Lat... Lon 3459 8295 3477 8295 3480 8265 3454 8266
time... Mot... loc 1912z 271deg 17kt 3468 8286


Ark


313 PM EDT Mon may 22 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will impact northwestern Anderson...
southwestern Pickens and southeastern Oconee counties until 345 PM
EDT...

At 312 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Clemson, moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Clemson, Seneca, Anderson, central, Northlake, Pendleton, Liberty,
Norris, Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

The northern part of lake Hartwell is in the path of this storm.
Cloud to ground lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous
boating conditions. Move to shore immediately.


Lat... Lon 3459 8295 3477 8295 3480 8265 3454 8266
time... Mot... loc 1912z 271deg 17kt 3468 8286


Ark

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:54 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia, western
North Carolina, and upstate South Carolina, including the
following areas, in northeast Georgia, Elbert, Franklin, Hart,
and Stephens. In western North Carolina, eastern Polk,
Henderson, Polk mountains, and Transylvania. In upstate South
Carolina, Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, greater
Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens, Greenville
mountains, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains, Pickens
mountains, Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through late Wednesday night

* multiple waves of showers and thunderstorms are expected to
impact much of upstate South Carolina, northeast Georgia, and
portions of western North Carolina this afternoon through
Wednesday. Total rainfall amounts through this time are expected
to range from 2 to 3 inches. However, scattered to numerous
thunderstorms throughout the period will likely result in local
amounts that are much higher.

* Due to the widespread rain that fell over much of this area this
weekend, the ground is near saturation, and stream levels are
already running above normal. It will not take much additional
rainfall to produce flash flooding along smaller creeks and
streams, as well as the headwaters of some main Stem rivers.
Main Stem rivers and their larger tributaries will also rise
gradually, and some minor flooding will be possible along these
streams by mid-week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


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