Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
417 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

SCZ012-019-262045-
LAURENS SC-GREENWOOD SC-
417 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHWESTERN LAURENS AND NORTHERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM
EDT...

AT 417 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 12 MILES SOUTH OF LAURENS...OR NEAR CROSS HILL...
MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... GREENWOOD...CROSS
HILL...COKESBURY...WATERLOO...HODGES...LAKE GREENWOOD... WARE
SHOALS...CORONACA AND MOUNTVILLE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH 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.

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 3437 8229 3443 8195 3430 8189 3424 8191
      3424 8192 3412 8218
TIME...MOT...LOC 2017Z 069DEG 14KT 3432 8200

$$

RWH



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