Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
414 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

NCZ508-510-SCZ007-008-222045-
Greater Rutherford NC-Eastern Polk NC-Cherokee SC-Spartanburg SC-
414 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT SOUTH CENTRAL RUTHERFORD...
SOUTHEASTERN POLK...NORTH CENTRAL SPARTANBURG AND NORTHWESTERN
CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

At 414 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 4 miles southeast of
Columbus to 12 miles south of Forest City, and moving northeast at 15
mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Chesnee, Cowpens National Battlefield, Lake Bowen, Green Creek and
Fingerville.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these
areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will
cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an
interior room.

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.

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LAT...LON 3520 8176 3518 8177 3518 8174 3508 8193
      3514 8216 3529 8210
TIME...MOT...LOC 2014Z 228DEG 13KT 3521 8213 3515 8192

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