Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
333 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

NCZ064-SCZ002-003-202000-
Transylvania NC-Pickens Mountains SC-Greenville Mountains SC-
333 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHEASTERN TRANSYLVANIA...NORTHWESTERN GREENVILLE AND NORTHERN
PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

At 333 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 12 miles south of Brevard, or 5 miles south of
Rosman, moving south at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Brevard, Rosman, Jocassee Gorges, Table Rock State Park, Keowee
Toxaway State Park, Caesars Head State Park, Lake Jocassee, Gorges
State Park, Lake Keowee and Pumpkintown.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea
size hail 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.

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.

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LAT...LON 3501 8292 3501 8291 3503 8292 3505 8290
      3505 8292 3519 8291 3525 8270 3500 8254
      3490 8290 3492 8291 3494 8290 3495 8291
      3496 8291 3498 8292
TIME...MOT...LOC 1933Z 352DEG 11KT 3506 8280

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