Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
616 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

SCZ006-007-012-222300-
GREATER GREENVILLE SC-SPARTANBURG SC-LAURENS SC-
616 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN LAURENS...
SOUTHWESTERN SPARTANBURG AND EAST CENTRAL GREENVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL
700 PM EDT...

AT 616 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES EAST OF GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN...OR NEAR GSP AIRPORT...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... GREER...FIVE
FORKS...DUNCAN...LYMAN...ROEBUCK...REIDVILLE...GSP AIRPORT...
MOORE...WELLFORD AND WOODRUFF.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 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.

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 3482 8231 3498 8221 3491 8194 3467 8209
TIME...MOT...LOC 2216Z 298DEG 7KT 3487 8219

$$

CDG



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