Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
502 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

SCZ007-012-192130-
LAURENS SC-SPARTANBURG SC-
502 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EASTERN LAURENS AND
SOUTHERN SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 502 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES NORTHEAST OF LAURENS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAURENS...CLINTON...JOANNA...KINARDS...ORA...ENOREE AND CROSS ANCHOR.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3454 8208 3468 8195 3463 8184 3459 8185
      3460 8184 3457 8180 3456 8175 3457 8175
      3455 8172 3453 8164 3446 8170 3444 8173
      3437 8178 3433 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 2102Z 308DEG 17KT 3457 8195

$$

RWH



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