Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1114 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

SCZ007-011>013-019-031700-
ABBEVILLE SC-SPARTANBURG SC-UNION SC-LAURENS SC-GREENWOOD SC-
1114 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LAURENS...
CENTRAL GREENWOOD...CENTRAL UNION...SOUTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG AND
SOUTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL NOON EST...

AT 1114 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A LINE
OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES WEST OF
UNION TO 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF GREENWOOD TO 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
ABBEVILLE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 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...LAURENS...UNION...ABBEVILLE...CLINTON...MONARCH MILL...
NINETY SIX...JOANNA...BUFFALO AND CROSS HILL.

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 3406 8233 3407 8252 3426 8230 3476 8184
      3481 8147 3476 8145 3474 8149 3472 8147
      3462 8154 3453 8163 3453 8165 3436 8178
      3430 8190 3420 8194 3407 8206 3404 8232
TIME...MOT...LOC 1614Z 239DEG 42KT 3473 8185 3429 8225 3408 8250

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