Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1202 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

SCZ009-020430-
YORK SC-
1202 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL YORK COUNTY UNTIL 1230 AM EDT...

AT 1202 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 9 MILES WEST OF YORK...OR NEAR HICKORY GROVE...
MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...YORK...NEWPORT...SHARON...HICKORY GROVE...MCCONNELLS...TOWN OF
LAKE WYLIE...TEGA CAY...CLOVER AND BULLOCK CREEK.

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.

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 3490 8098 3483 8145 3491 8148 3494 8147
      3494 8149 3495 8149 3498 8148 3501 8148
      3515 8108 3515 8107 3510 8105 3506 8106
      3504 8104 3505 8103
TIME...MOT...LOC 0402Z 253DEG 18KT 3494 8140

$$

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