Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
229 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SCZ007-271900-
SPARTANBURG SC-
229 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTY UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 228 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPARTANBURG...OR NEAR
COWPENS...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... SPARTANBURG...COWPENS...CEDAR
SPRINGS...BOILING SPRINGS SC...USC UPSTATE AND MAYO.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO
CREATE DEEP STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...TRY TO
GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE. OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM
OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. WHEN INDOORS...
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID USING WIRED ELECTRONIC
DEVICES. DO NOT TAKE A SHOWER OR BATH. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3507 8198 3508 8182 3506 8181 3504 8181
      3504 8180 3503 8179 3498 8177 3495 8176
      3490 8195
TIME...MOT...LOC 1828Z 079DEG 12KT 3500 8181

$$

HG



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