Severe Weather Statement 02:20:09.9802

WWUS52 KGSP 050618
SVSGSP

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
218 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

NCC149-050628-
/O.CAN.KGSP.SV.W.0072.000000T0000Z-170505T0645Z/
Polk NC-
218 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTY IS
CANCELLED…

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of
the warned area. Therefore the warning has been cancelled.

LAT…LON 3557 8169 3549 8170 3530 8173 3520 8177
3518 8177 3518 8174 3507 8176 3497 8194
3519 8191 3532 8204 3559 8171
TIME…MOT…LOC 0618Z 218DEG 44KT 3536 8199 3524 8187 3506 8189

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NCC161-SCC021-083-050645-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0072.000000T0000Z-170505T0645Z/
Rutherford NC-Spartanburg SC-Cherokee SC-
218 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 AM EDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD…NORTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG AND
NORTHWESTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES…

At 218 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Rutherfordton to 6 miles south of Forest City to
8 miles north of Spartanburg, moving northeast at 50 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.

Locations impacted include…
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Mayo, Chesnee, Ellenboro,
Bostic, Cowpens National Battlefield, Cliffside and Henrietta.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

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.

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LAT…LON 3557 8169 3549 8170 3530 8173 3520 8177
3518 8177 3518 8174 3507 8176 3497 8194
3519 8191 3532 8204 3559 8171
TIME…MOT…LOC 0618Z 218DEG 44KT 3536 8199 3524 8187 3506 8189

HAIL…<.75IN WIND...60MPH $$ LANE

Severe Thunderstorm Warning 02:01:42.0271

WUUS52 KGSP 050600
SVRGSP
NCC149-161-SCC021-083-050645-
/O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0072.170505T0600Z-170505T0645Z/

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
200 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Rutherford County in western North Carolina…
Southeastern Polk County in western North Carolina…
Northeastern Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina…
Northwestern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 245 AM EDT

* At 200 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 6 miles southeast of Columbus to 5 miles west of
Spartanburg, moving northeast at 50 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include…
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Boiling Springs SC, Spindale, Inman,
Mayo, Chesnee, Ellenboro, Bostic and Cowpens National Battlefield.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

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 3558 8169 3553 8169 3530 8173 3519 8177
3518 8174 3507 8176 3489 8206 3522 8216
3559 8171
TIME…MOT…LOC 0600Z 219DEG 45KT 3519 8211 3494 8203

HAIL…<.75IN WIND...60MPH $$ LANE

Special Weather Statement 01:36:04.4802

WWUS82 KGSP 050534
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
134 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

SCZ006-007-012-050600-
Laurens SC-Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
134 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN LAURENS…EAST CENTRAL
GREENVILLE AND WESTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 200 AM EDT…

At 134 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain showers along a
line extending from 3 miles east of Greenville Downtown to 14 miles
northwest of Laurens, and moving northeast at 40 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenville Downtown, Spartanburg, Greenville Eastside, Greer,
Mauldin, Taylors, Simpsonville, Five Forks, Fountain Inn and
Woodruff.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph will be possible in these areas.

LAT…LON 3517 8209 3476 8188 3462 8226 3486 8244
TIME…MOT…LOC 0534Z 225DEG 34KT 3487 8233 3465 8221

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Special Weather Statement 00:49:50.8397

WWUS82 KGSP 050448
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1248 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

GAZ029-SCZ010-011-050530-
Elbert GA-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-
1248 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTH CENTRAL ELBERT…
SOUTHEASTERN ANDERSON AND NORTHWESTERN ABBEVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 130
AM EDT…

At 1248 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles northeast of Elberton, or near Russell State Park, moving
northeast at 40 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Anderson, Honea Path, Iva, Lake Secession, Starr, Lowndesville,
Russell State Park, Lake Russell, Homeland Park and Antreville.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph will be possible in these areas.

LAT…LON 3423 8285 3428 8281 3429 8277 3431 8279
3455 8260 3444 8233 3413 8267
TIME…MOT…LOC 0448Z 215DEG 33KT 3417 8278

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Special Weather Statement 00:23:25.5584

WWUS82 KGSP 050422
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1222 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

NCZ070-071-SCZ009-014-050500-
Gaston NC-Mecklenburg NC-York SC-Chester SC-
1222 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL IMPACT WESTERN MECKLENBURG…EASTERN
GASTON…NORTH CENTRAL CHESTER AND CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES THROUGH
100 AM EDT…

At 1221 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain showers along a
line extending from 4 miles south of Gastonia to 9 miles northeast of
Chester, and moving northeast at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Gastonia, Rock Hill, York, Huntersville, Southwest Charlotte, Mt
Holly, Fort Mill, Belmont, Pineville and South Gastonia.

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…

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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT…LON 3470 8126 3526 8127 3540 8100 3540 8096
3543 8096 3545 8092 3505 8088 3508 8091
3501 8091 3496 8087 3492 8087
TIME…MOT…LOC 0421Z 207DEG 28KT 3519 8114 3480 8110

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Special Weather Statement 00:14:58.4334

WWUS82 KGSP 050413
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1213 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

SCZ008-009-013-014-050445-
York SC-Cherokee SC-Union SC-Chester SC-
1213 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…A HEAVY RAIN SHOWER WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN CHESTER…
SOUTHWESTERN YORK…SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE AND NORTHEASTERN UNION
COUNTIES UNTIL 1245 AM EDT…

At 1213 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a heavy rain shower 6
miles southwest of Union, or near Rose Hill State Park, moving
northeast at 40 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Union, Monarch Mill, Buffalo, Lockhart, Saratt, Adamsburg and Bullock
Creek.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible in these areas.

LAT…LON 3463 8166 3473 8171 3499 8146 3486 8128
TIME…MOT…LOC 0413Z 224DEG 35KT 3465 8170

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Special Weather Statement 00:03:07.8865

WWUS82 KGSP 050401
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1201 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

GAZ018-026-028-029-SCZ001-004-010-050445-
Elbert GA-Hart GA-Franklin GA-Stephens GA-Greater Oconee SC-
Anderson SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
1201 AM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FRANKLIN…SOUTHEASTERN
STEPHENS…ELBERT…HART…SOUTHWESTERN ANDERSON AND SOUTHEASTERN
OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 1245 AM EDT…

At 1201 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from near Carnesville to 7 miles northeast of
Danielsville to 6 miles northeast of Lexington, and moving northeast
at 45 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Seneca, Elberton, Hartwell, Carnesville, Royston, Reed Creek,
Lavonia, Gumlog, Bowman and Canon.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3399 8283 3398 8286 3401 8291 3401 8294
3403 8294 3410 8304 3415 8306 3417 8310
3423 8308 3427 8311 3424 8317 3425 8322
3437 8330 3484 8295 3464 8283 3463 8285
3456 8278 3399 8272 3397 8276
TIME…MOT…LOC 0401Z 211DEG 39KT 3436 8322 3417 8311 3394 8305

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Special Weather Statement 23:39:39.9489

WWUS82 KGSP 050338
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1138 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017

SCZ009-014-050415-
York SC-Chester SC-
1138 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT WESTERN CHESTER AND SOUTHERN
YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM EDT…

At 1138 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles west of Chester, or 5 miles west of Chester State Park, moving
north at 45 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Rock Hill, Chester, Sharon, Mcconnells, Lowrys, Chester State Park,
Newport, Leeds and Cornwell.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph 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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT…LON 3457 8142 3458 8143 3460 8142 3461 8142
3496 8136 3499 8100 3482 8103 3456 8119
TIME…MOT…LOC 0338Z 198DEG 39KT 3468 8133

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Special Weather Statement 23:34:18.7302

WWUS82 KGSP 050333
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1133 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017

GAZ010-NCZ062-063-SCZ001-050400-
Rabun GA-Southern Jackson NC-Macon NC-Oconee Mountains SC-
1133 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT EASTERN RABUN…MACON…SOUTH
CENTRAL JACKSON AND NORTHWESTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL MIDNIGHT
EDT…

At 1132 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 8 miles southwest of Franklin to 9 miles
southeast of Clayton, and moving northeast at 40 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Franklin, Clayton, Highlands, Mountain City, Dillard, Sky Valley,
Black Rock Mountain State Park, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Ellijay
and Otto.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph 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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT…LON 3533 8340 3533 8334 3530 8332 3527 8332
3523 8328 3523 8325 3497 8306 3469 8332
3499 8351 3500 8348 3500 8352 3502 8352
3508 8357
TIME…MOT…LOC 0332Z 211DEG 33KT 3508 8348 3479 8327

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Special Weather Statement 23:20:08.3552

WWUS82 KGSP 050318
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1118 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017

NCZ035-056-068>070-502-504-SCZ008-050400-
Gaston NC-Cleveland NC-Lincoln NC-Greater Burke NC-
Greater Caldwell NC-Alexander NC-Catawba NC-Cherokee SC-
1118 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017

…AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT
WESTERN CATAWBA…SOUTHWESTERN ALEXANDER…WESTERN
LINCOLN…SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL…CLEVELAND… NORTHWESTERN
GASTON…SOUTHEASTERN BURKE AND NORTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL
MIDNIGHT EDT…

At 1117 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Shelby, moving north at 45 mph.

This storm was part of a larger area of heavier rain showers moving
north across the foothills and western Piedmont of North Carolina.

Locations to be impacted include… Hickory, Shelby, Newton, Lenoir,
St. Stephens, Conover, Cherryville, Longview, Sawmills and Granite
Falls.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph 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. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT…LON 3504 8150 3518 8165 3588 8158 3588 8115
3516 8138
TIME…MOT…LOC 0317Z 195DEG 38KT 3531 8152

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