Severe Weather Statement 16:47:48.3345

WWUS52 KGSP 082047
SVSGSP

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
447 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

SCC059-083-082115-
/O.CON.KGSP.TO.W.0023.000000T0000Z-171008T2115Z/
Laurens SC-Spartanburg SC-
447 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT FOR NORTH
CENTRAL LAURENS AND SOUTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTIES…

At 447 PM EDT, a confirmed tornado was located 7 miles northeast of
Laurens, moving north at 30 mph.

HAZARD…Damaging tornado.

SOURCE…Radar confirmed tornado.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage
to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is
likely.

This tornado will be near…
Woodruff around 510 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this dangerous storm include Enoree,
Cross Anchor and Ora.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a
basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in
a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.

This storm has a history of producing strong tornadoes. Another
strong tornado could develop at any time. Move to a basement or an
interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800,
2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.

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LAT…LON 3453 8192 3455 8203 3469 8203 3481 8202
3476 8180 3469 8182
TIME…MOT…LOC 2047Z 192DEG 27KT 3459 8196

TORNADO…OBSERVED
HAIL…<.75IN $$ 08