Special Weather Statement 16:35:05.1281

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
434 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018

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Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-Greenwood SC-
434 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN ANDERSON…
NORTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 500
PM EDT…

At 434 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles northwest of Abbeville, or 5 miles southwest of Due West,
moving northeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Abbeville, Honea Path, Due West, Donalds, Shoals Junction, Ware
Shoals, Lake Secession and Antreville.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 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.

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LAT…LON 3417 8242 3428 8259 3451 8245 3435 8218
TIME…MOT…LOC 2034Z 216DEG 11KT 3429 8246

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