Severe Weather Statement 16:50:20.8188

WWUS52 KGSP 082050
SVSGSP

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

SCC045-077-082115-
/O.CON.KGSP.TO.W.0022.000000T0000Z-171008T2115Z/
Greenville SC-Pickens SC-
450 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN GREENVILLE AND NORTH CENTRAL PICKENS COUNTIES…

At 449 PM EDT, a confirmed tornado was located near Pickens, moving
north at 35 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…
Table Rock State Park and Caesars Head State Park around 510 PM
EDT.

Other locations impacted by this dangerous storm include Sunset,
Pumpkintown, Sassafras Mountain and Rocky Bottom.

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.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

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 3482 8268 3485 8283 3508 8282 3509 8279
3507 8278 3507 8275 3508 8275 3510 8269
3513 8268 3512 8266 3513 8264 3513 8263
3515 8257 3516 8255 3516 8253
TIME…MOT…LOC 2049Z 192DEG 32KT 3490 8274

TORNADO…OBSERVED
HAIL…<.75IN $$ 08