Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1254 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

NCZ064-SCZ002-231730-
TRANSYLVANIA NC-PICKENS MOUNTAINS SC-
1254 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT SOUTH
CENTRAL TRANSYLVANIA AND NORTHERN PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 130 PM
EDT...

AT 1254 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BREVARD...OR NEAR GORGES
STATE PARK...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... ROSMAN...JOCASSEE
GORGES...KEOWEE TOXAWAY STATE PARK...TABLE ROCK STATE PARK...GORGES
STATE PARK...LAKE JOCASSEE...LAKE KEOWEE...SASSAFRAS
MOUNTAIN...PUMPKINTOWN AND SUNSET.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR 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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3518 8283 3510 8272 3507 8277 3505 8275
      3506 8269 3497 8257 3492 8266 3483 8285
      3492 8291 3497 8292 3499 8294 3501 8293
      3501 8291 3503 8292 3505 8290 3504 8298
      3507 8300
TIME...MOT...LOC 1654Z 323DEG 15KT 3507 8287

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