Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WWUS82 KGSP 231715
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
115 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

SCZ006-010>012-019-231745-
ABBEVILLE SC-GREATER GREENVILLE SC-LAURENS SC-ANDERSON SC-
GREENWOOD SC-
115 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN LAURENS...NORTHERN GREENWOOD...SOUTHEASTERN
GREENVILLE...NORTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE AND SOUTHEASTERN ANDERSON
COUNTIES UNTIL 145 PM EDT...

AT 114 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF ABBEVILLE...OR 5 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF DUE WEST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENWOOD...ABBEVILLE...HONEA PATH...WARE SHOALS...DUE WEST...CROSS
HILL...DONALDS...COKESBURY...WATERLOO AND HODGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3439 8259 3464 8217 3423 8192 3422 8193
      3412 8240
TIME...MOT...LOC 1714Z 233DEG 29KT 3428 8245

$$

07


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.