Special Weather Statement 17:40:02.9307

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
539 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

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Laurens SC-Abbeville SC-Union SC-Greenwood SC-Spartanburg SC-
539 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT LAURENS…SOUTHWESTERN
SPARTANBURG…NORTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE…SOUTHWESTERN UNION AND
NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT…

At 539 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 20 miles south of
Spartanburg to 8 miles southwest of Laurens to 13 miles north of
Abbeville, and moving east at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenwood, Laurens, Clinton, Ware Shoals, Joanna, Due West, Gray
Court, Cross Hill, Donalds and Cokesbury.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea size hail 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.

Lake Greenwood is in the path of these storms. Cloud to ground
lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous boating conditions.
Move to shore immediately.

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LAT…LON 3437 8249 3454 8224 3478 8215 3460 8163
3435 8180 3435 8183 3432 8186 3431 8188
3415 8215
TIME…MOT…LOC 2139Z 287DEG 22KT 3467 8204 3445 8215 3437 8239

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