Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
524 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ508-510-SCZ007-008-042215-
GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-EASTERN POLK NC-SPARTANBURG SC-CHEROKEE SC-
524 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN RUTHERFORD...
SOUTHEASTERN POLK...NORTH CENTRAL SPARTANBURG AND NORTHWESTERN
CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

AT 523 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES SOUTH OF FOREST CITY...OR 5 MILES WEST OF CHESNEE. THIS STORM
WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHESNEE...COWPENS NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD...LAKE BOWEN...FINGERVILLE...
HARRIS AND GREEN CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL MAY FLOOD AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE...SUCH AS
DITCHES AND UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3513 8178 3506 8203 3521 8206 3526 8189
TIME...MOT...LOC 2123Z 342DEG 3KT 3517 8195

$$

CDG



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