Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
619 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

SCZ007-012-013-019-272245-
SPARTANBURG SC-UNION SC-LAURENS SC-GREENWOOD SC-
619 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT CENTRAL
LAURENS...NORTHERN GREENWOOD...CENTRAL UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN
SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 618 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
UNION TO 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAURENS TO 8 MILES NORTH OF
GREENWOOD...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
UNION...CLINTON...MONARCH MILL...JOANNA...CROSS HILL...WATERLOO...
LAKE GREENWOOD...ROSE HILL STATE PARK...GREENWOOD STATE PARK AND
BUFFALO.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...DIME SIZE HAIL AND 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 THESE STORMS. 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 STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3426 8224 3444 8196 3471 8193 3473 8149
      3446 8152 3445 8155 3448 8155 3453 8164
      3437 8178 3430 8190 3420 8194 3419 8192
      3418 8191 3419 8193
TIME...MOT...LOC 2218Z 277DEG 19KT 3463 8187 3444 8189 3430 8210

$$

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