Special Weather Statement 20:15:10.9197

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
814 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

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Elbert GA-Hart GA-Franklin GA-Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC-
Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-Union SC-Spartanburg SC-
Greater Greenville SC-
814 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
FRANKLIN…WESTERN ELBERT…HART…NORTHWESTERN LAURENS…
SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE…CENTRAL SPARTANBURG…ANDERSON…SOUTHERN
PICKENS…NORTHERN UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 845
PM EDT…

At 814 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms with
intense lightning along a line extending from 6 miles east of
Spartanburg to 11 miles southeast of Greenville Downtown to 9 miles
south of Seneca to 9 miles southwest of Hartwell, and moving east at
20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Spartanburg, Anderson, Clemson, Elberton, Hartwell, Carnesville,
Seneca, Greenville Downtown, Greenville Eastside and Mauldin.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea
size hail will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and
tv stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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LAT…LON 3417 8310 3423 8308 3427 8312 3424 8317
3426 8330 3423 8335 3433 8339 3441 8338
3447 8330 3450 8315 3454 8310 3458 8316
3464 8309 3481 8246 3503 8188 3501 8178
3491 8172 3484 8146 3438 8251 3401 8293
TIME…MOT…LOC 0014Z 285DEG 19KT 3492 8182 3470 8230 3456 8290 3430
8308

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