Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
516 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

SCZ002-005-010-272145-
Pickens Mountains SC-Greater Pickens SC-Anderson SC-
516 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN ANDERSON AND CENTRAL PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM
EDT...

At 516 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning near Pickens, or near Liberty, moving east at 20
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Easley, Pickens, Powdersville, Piedmont, Williamston, Liberty, West
Pelzer, Norris, Six Mile and Dacusville.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible in these areas.

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.

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 3460 8246 3479 8287 3503 8277 3495 8252
      3492 8252 3491 8250 3488 8249 3483 8249
      3483 8248 3482 8249 3478 8245 3473 8247
      3471 8246 3471 8247 3468 8246 3466 8247
      3464 8245
TIME...MOT...LOC 2116Z 287DEG 17KT 3484 8269

$$

RWH


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