Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
528 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

NCZ508-510-SCZ003-007-302200-
GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-EASTERN POLK NC-SPARTANBURG SC-
GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS SC-
528 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT SOUTH
CENTRAL RUTHERFORD...SOUTHEASTERN POLK...NORTHWESTERN SPARTANBURG AND
NORTHEASTERN GREENVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 527 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF COLUMBUS...OR NEAR
CAMPOBELLO...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLUMBUS...LANDRUM...INMAN...CHESNEE...CAMPOBELLO...LAKE
BOWEN...BOILING SPRINGS SC...FINGERVILLE...GOWENSVILLE AND HARRIS.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE
IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3525 8180 3518 8183 3518 8187 3513 8184
      3505 8190 3505 8222 3506 8222 3506 8226
      3524 8222
TIME...MOT...LOC 2127Z 280DEG 23KT 3514 8215

$$

HG



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