Severe Weather Statement 16:53:53.6783

WWUS52 KGSP 082053
SVSGSP

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

SCC059-087-082115-
/O.CON.KGSP.TO.W.0024.000000T0000Z-171008T2115Z/
Laurens SC-Union SC-
453 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT FOR EAST
CENTRAL LAURENS AND WEST CENTRAL UNION COUNTIES…

At 453 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 10 miles east of Laurens, or near Clinton, moving north
at 30 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

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 dangerous storm will remain over mainly rural areas of east
central Laurens and west central Union Counties, including the
following locations: Cross Keys and Sedalia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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 3439 8181 3441 8192 3460 8189 3459 8189
3460 8188 3458 8186 3467 8183 3464 8167
TIME…MOT…LOC 2053Z 197DEG 27KT 3445 8185

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
HAIL…<.75IN $$ 08