Hazardous Weather Outlook

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Piedmont North Carolina, Western North Carolina, Upstate South Carolina, and Northeast Georgia, including Rabun County.  Heavy rainfall is likely Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning across parts of the mountains, foothills and Piedmont of Western North Carolina and for the Upstate of South Carolina generally along and east of Interstate 26.  Rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches are possible across the area with locally up to 5 inches in the favorable upslope zones of the Appalachians.  Localized flooding will be possible with this heavy rainfall.  Gusty winds will also develop and a few trees may be blown down due to wet soil conditions.