Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ068-SCZ008-009-013-282030-
CLEVELAND NC-CHEROKEE SC-UNION SC-YORK SC-
337 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
CLEVELAND...NORTHEASTERN UNION...WESTERN YORK AND CHEROKEE COUNTIES
UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 336 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES NORTHWEST OF
YORK TO 10 MILES SOUTH OF GAFFNEY...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL...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...
GAFFNEY...YORK...CLOVER...BOILING SPRINGS NC...MONARCH MILL...
BLACKSBURG...GROVER...PATTERSON SPRINGS...LOCKHART AND SHARON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3482 8140 3482 8149 3481 8147 3478 8145
      3470 8157 3511 8184 3517 8186 3518 8185
      3518 8177 3530 8172 3517 8133 3516 8132
      3516 8130 3508 8106 3506 8105
TIME...MOT...LOC 1936Z 303DEG 12KT 3512 8141 3493 8168

$$

RWH


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