Tornado Warning 18:00:43.4595

WFUS52 KGSP 082200

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
600 PM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Central Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…
Northwestern Union County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 645 PM EDT

* At 600 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 12 miles south of Gaffney, or near Pacolet, moving
north at 30 mph.


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.
Blacksburg around 640 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this dangerous thunderstorm include
Cherokee Falls, Draytonville and Thicketty.


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.


LAT…LON 3485 8173 3490 8173 3491 8171 3492 8173
3518 8172 3514 8148 3483 8167
TIME…MOT…LOC 2200Z 194DEG 25KT 3489 8169