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 011024
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
624 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ068-070-SCZ007>009-013-011100-
CLEVELAND NC-GASTON NC-SPARTANBURG SC-CHEROKEE SC-UNION SC-YORK SC-
624 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL GASTON...
SOUTHERN CLEVELAND...NORTHWESTERN UNION...YORK...CENTRAL SPARTANBURG
AND CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 AM EDT...

AT 624 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 4
MILES NORTHEAST OF SPARTANBURG...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GASTONIA...ROCK HILL...SPARTANBURG...SHELBY...GAFFNEY...YORK...KINGS
MOUNTAIN...CHERRYVILLE...BESSEMER CITY AND SOUTH GASTONIA.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH 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 3478 8197 3503 8213 3518 8181 3518 8177
      3521 8176 3542 8133 3541 8122 3508 8105
      3506 8106 3505 8104 3494 8099
TIME...MOT...LOC 1024Z 239DEG 49KT 3500 8189

$$

WJM



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