Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1054 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

NCZ068-070-SCZ007>009-012-013-031645-
CLEVELAND NC-GASTON NC-SPARTANBURG SC-CHEROKEE SC-UNION SC-
LAURENS SC-YORK SC-
1054 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN
GASTON...CLEVELAND...NORTH CENTRAL LAURENS...NORTHERN UNION...WESTERN
YORK...EASTERN SPARTANBURG AND CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 AM EST...

AT 1053 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A LINE
OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF SHELBY TO 14 MILES WEST OF UNION...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SHELBY...GAFFNEY...GASTONIA...SPARTANBURG...KINGS MOUNTAIN...
CHERRYVILLE...BESSEMER CITY...BOILING SPRINGS NC...DALLAS AND
PACOLET.

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

&&

LAT...LON 3459 8208 3527 8174 3542 8145 3541 8111
      3482 8141 3482 8148 3481 8147
TIME...MOT...LOC 1553Z 234DEG 39KT 3520 8163 3473 8188

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