Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
500 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

NCZ508>510-SCZ003-007-162130-
Greater Rutherford NC-Polk Mountains NC-Eastern Polk NC-
Greenville Mountains SC-Spartanburg SC-
500 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN RUTHERFORD...POLK...
NORTHEASTERN GREENVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL
530 PM EDT...

At 500 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 7 miles west of Rutherfordton to 13 miles south
of Hendersonville, and moving southeast at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Columbus, Landrum, Tryon, Saluda, Tigerville, Mill Spring, North
Saluda Reservoir, Glassy Mountain, Lake Adger and Gowensville.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these
areas.

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.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3531 8195 3502 8237 3515 8249 3518 8246
      3516 8246 3517 8244 3519 8242 3521 8239
      3520 8238 3519 8238 3518 8237 3520 8235
      3524 8236 3524 8235 3526 8235 3542 8214
TIME...MOT...LOC 2100Z 301DEG 16KT 3540 8210 3513 8245

$$

KRENTZ



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