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 JUL 1 2016

SCZ007-008-013-012045-
SPARTANBURG SC-CHEROKEE SC-UNION SC-
417 PM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING
WILL IMPACT NORTH CENTRAL UNION...NORTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG AND
CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

AT 416 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING NEAR SPARTANBURG...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... SPARTANBURG...GAFFNEY...BOILING
SPRINGS SC...PACOLET...COWPENS...MAYO...
ROEBUCK...JONESVILLE...PACOLET MILLS AND CEDAR SPRINGS.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...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...

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 3489 8206 3512 8198 3509 8152 3480 8154
TIME...MOT...LOC 2016Z 297DEG 11KT 3498 8190

$$

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