Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
646 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

SCZ012>014-192330-
UNION SC-LAURENS SC-CHESTER SC-
646 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT EAST
CENTRAL LAURENS...UNION AND WESTERN CHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM
EDT...

AT 645 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF
UNION TO 18 MILES EAST OF LAURENS...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
UNION...MONARCH MILL...BUFFALO...LOCKHART...CARLISLE...ROSE HILL
STATE PARK...JOANNA...LEEDS...SEDALIA AND ADAMSBURG.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO
40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

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 MAY ALSO RISE RAPIDLY. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

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 3436 8180 3471 8181 3488 8157 3488 8153
      3487 8153 3488 8152 3487 8149 3484 8146
      3482 8148 3482 8136 3457 8137 3457 8142
      3450 8142 3449 8149 3445 8154 3449 8157
      3453 8164 3446 8170 3445 8172
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 357DEG 8KT 3484 8147 3456 8171

$$

TDP



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