Daily Historical Weather for July 1
On this date in 1972, the Lake Creek community just north of Granite, in Greer County, was pounded by a severe thunderstorm. The storm produced 2.5-inch diameter hail, winds 75 mph, and 2.25 inches of rain. The storm moved from northeast to southwest, which happens occasionally in the summer months. However, this is opposite of the more typical storm movement of southwest to northeast.