Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1157 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

SCZ012>014-019-031745-
UNION SC-LAURENS SC-CHESTER SC-GREENWOOD SC-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
LAURENS...GREENWOOD...EASTERN UNION AND WESTERN CHESTER COUNTIES
UNTIL 1245 PM EST...

AT 1156 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A LINE
OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 MILES
NORTHEAST OF UNION TO 12 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAURENS TO 9 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF ABBEVILLE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENWOOD...CHESTER...UNION...MONARCH MILL...NINETY SIX...JOANNA...
CROSS HILL...LOCKHART...CARLISLE AND LOWRYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS WILL
CAUSE SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES TO FALL. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN
INTERIOR ROOM.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3398 8205 3397 8218 3402 8224 3397 8231
      3406 8233 3432 8198 3482 8152 3482 8106
      3457 8128 3457 8142 3450 8142 3445 8154
      3453 8165 3437 8178 3430 8190 3420 8194
      3413 8187 3396 8201 3395 8205
TIME...MOT...LOC 1656Z 247DEG 34KT 3482 8142 3434 8190 3407 8228

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