Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
721 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

SCZ012>014-310000-
UNION SC-LAURENS SC-CHESTER SC-
721 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT EAST
CENTRAL LAURENS...UNION AND WESTERN CHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM
EDT...

AT 721 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF
UNION TO 22 MILES EAST OF LAURENS TO 14 MILES NORTHWEST OF
NEWBERRY...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... UNION...CHESTER...MONARCH
MILL...JOANNA...LOCKHART...CARLISLE...LOWRYS... CHESTER STATE
PARK...ROSE HILL STATE PARK AND BUFFALO.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3442 8188 3460 8171 3486 8165 3484 8146
      3482 8147 3482 8120 3456 8119 3457 8142
      3450 8142 3449 8149 3445 8154 3448 8156
      3453 8164 3438 8178
TIME...MOT...LOC 2321Z 289DEG 20KT 3478 8167 3459 8164 3446 8176

$$

HG



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