Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
WWUS82 KGSP 282130
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
530 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SCZ009-013-014-282230-
UNION SC-CHESTER SC-YORK SC-
530 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
UNION...EASTERN YORK AND CHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 529 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTH OF ROCK
HILL TO 9 MILES NORTH OF CHESTER TO 18 MILES SOUTHEAST OF UNION...
AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...CHESTER...YORK...FORT MILL...TEGA CAY...NEWPORT...TOWN OF
LAKE WYLIE...LESSLIE...GREAT FALLS AND FORT LAWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES THAT ARE DEAD...OR THAT HAVE WEAKENED
ROOT SYSTEMS. OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND SIMILAR ITEMS CAN BE TOSSED
AROUND IF NOT ANCHORED. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS.

DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL CAN CAUSE CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO VEHICLES.
CONSIDER MOVING VEHICLES TO A COVERED STORAGE AREA BEFORE THE STORM
ARRIVES.

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 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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE
STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3455 8155 3489 8128 3515 8113 3514 8112
      3511 8103 3509 8106 3504 8104 3509 8097
      3506 8090 3501 8091 3492 8086 3484 8087
      3483 8090 3470 8086 3464 8090 3455 8087
      3457 8142 3450 8142 3449 8149 3445 8153
TIME...MOT...LOC 2129Z 324DEG 10KT 3508 8104 3484 8118 3452 8143 3414
8137

$$

RWH


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.