Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
707 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

SCZ006-007-022345-
GREATER GREENVILLE SC-SPARTANBURG SC-
707 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
SPARTANBURG AND EAST CENTRAL GREENVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 707 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES NORTHEAST OF GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN...OR NEAR TAYLORS...MOVING EAST
AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN...SPARTANBURG...GREENVILLE EASTSIDE...GREER...
TAYLORS...BOILING SPRINGS SC...TRAVELERS REST...DUNCAN...LYMAN AND
WELLFORD.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 3481 8238 3498 8245 3514 8201 3488 8191
TIME...MOT...LOC 2307Z 252DEG 18KT 3492 8234

$$

TDP



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