Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

SCZ003-006-007-272200-
Greenville Mountains SC-Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
535 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN GREENVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL
600 PM EDT...

At 535 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 14 miles southwest of Columbus, or near Tigerville,
moving southeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Greer, Taylors, Travelers Rest, Duncan, Lyman, Inman, Paris Mountain
State Park, Tigerville, Lake Robinson and GSP Airport.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 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.

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LAT...LON 3482 8226 3501 8251 3519 8231 3520 8229
      3520 8227 3502 8203
TIME...MOT...LOC 2135Z 313DEG 12KT 3506 8232

$$

RWH



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