Special Weather Statement 18:53:46.8032

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

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Laurens SC-Union SC-Spartanburg SC-
653 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT EASTERN LAURENS…SOUTHEASTERN
SPARTANBURG AND NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM EDT…

At 653 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 14 miles south of Spartanburg to 16 miles
southwest of Union to 9 miles east of Laurens, and moving northeast
at 35 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Clinton, Pacolet, Cowpens, Buffalo, Pacolet Mills, Croft State Park,
Cross Keys, Pauline, Cross Anchor and Sedalia.

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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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 3471 8198 3503 8181 3485 8170 3464 8163
3444 8188
TIME…MOT…LOC 2253Z 212DEG 30KT 3473 8194 3462 8188 3451 8186

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