Severe Weather Statement 18:17:20.5220

WWUS52 KGSP 082217
SVSGSP

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

SCC087-082226-
/O.CAN.KGSP.TO.W.0030.000000T0000Z-171008T2245Z/
Union SC-
617 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…THE TORNADO WARNING FOR NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IS CANCELLED…

The severe thunderstorm which prompted the warning has moved out of
the warned area. Therefore, the warning has been cancelled.

LAT…LON 3494 8166 3494 8173 3518 8172 3516 8159
TIME…MOT…LOC 2216Z 180DEG 27KT 3502 8170

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SCC021-082245-
/O.CON.KGSP.TO.W.0030.000000T0000Z-171008T2245Z/
Cherokee SC-
617 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR NORTH
CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY…

At 616 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 4 miles southwest of Gaffney, 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 be near…
Gaffney around 630 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this dangerous storm include Thicketty.

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.

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 3494 8166 3494 8173 3518 8172 3516 8159
TIME…MOT…LOC 2216Z 180DEG 27KT 3502 8170

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