Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
436 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

SCZ012-019-022100-
LAURENS SC-GREENWOOD SC-
436 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LAURENS AND
CENTRAL GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT...

AT 436 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES NORTH OF GREENWOOD...OR 4 MILES EAST OF COKESBURY...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENWOOD...CLINTON...CROSS HILL...COKESBURY...WATERLOO...LAKE GREENWOOD...
JOANNA...HODGES...CORONACA AND MOUNTVILLE.

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE 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 3430 8225 3453 8189 3437 8178 3435 8181
      3435 8183 3432 8186 3430 8190 3424 8191
      3423 8193 3415 8214
TIME...MOT...LOC 2036Z 239DEG 24KT 3427 8213

$$

TDP



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