Special Weather Statement 18:42:49.9907

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
642 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

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Greater Rutherford NC-Cleveland NC-York SC-Cherokee SC-Union SC-
Chester SC-Spartanburg SC-
642 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT SOUTHEAST
RUTHERFORD…SOUTHWEST CLEVELAND…NORTHWEST CHESTER…SOUTHWEST
YORK…EASTERN SPARTANBURG…CHEROKEE AND NORTHERN UNION COUNTIES
UNTIL 730 PM EDT…

At 641 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with torrential
rainfall along a line extending from 7 miles southeast of Spartanburg
to 8 miles southeast of Union, and moving north at 35 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Gaffney, Union, Pacolet, Cowpens, Monarch Mill, Mayo, Buffalo,
Jonesville, Pacolet Mills and Lockhart.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and torrential rainfall rates up to 3 inches
per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will
cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an
interior room.

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 3534 8181 3490 8130 3454 8152 3486 8190
TIME…MOT…LOC 2241Z 196DEG 28KT 3489 8182 3463 8153

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