Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
348 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

SCZ012-013-222015-
Laurens SC-Union SC-
348 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT CENTRAL LAURENS AND CENTRAL
UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

At 348 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 11 miles south of Union
to 12 miles southeast of Laurens, and moving north at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Laurens, Union, Clinton, Monarch Mill, Joanna, Cross Hill, Carlisle,
Rose Hill State Park, Buffalo and Mountville.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour 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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT...LON 3448 8211 3460 8190 3459 8187 3458 8186
      3463 8184 3482 8152 3452 8143 3445 8155
      3448 8155 3453 8164 3437 8178 3430 8189
      3426 8191 3423 8196
TIME...MOT...LOC 1948Z 166DEG 13KT 3457 8157 3434 8191

$$

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