Severe Weather Statement 14:42:01.2371

WWUS52 KGSP 121841
SVSGSP

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
241 PM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

SCC073-077-121915-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0053.000000T0000Z-160512T1915Z/
OCONEE SC-PICKENS SC-
241 PM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN OCONEE AND NORTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTIES…

AT 240 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 12 MILES NORTHEAST
OF WALHALLA…OR NEAR DEVILS FORK STATE PARK…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20
MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SALEM…LAKE KEOWEE…DEVILS FORK STATE PARK…JOCASSEE GORGES…LAKE
JOCASSEE…KEOWEE TOXAWAY STATE PARK…NINE TIMES…SUNSET…ROCKY BOTTOM
AND BAD CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED
AREA. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN INTERIOR ROOM.

LAKE JOCASSEE AND THE NORTHERN PART OF LAKE KEOWEE ARE IN THE PATH
OF THIS STORM. GET AWAY FROM THE WATER AND SEEK SHELTER IN AN
INTERIOR ROOM IN THE NEAREST SHELTER. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU
ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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 3504 8297 3506 8291 3505 8290 3508 8281
3489 8272 3482 8306 3489 8309 3494 8310
TIME…MOT…LOC 1840Z 241DEG 17KT 3494 8296

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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MOORE

Severe Thunderstorm Warning 14:29:43.9969

WUUS52 KGSP 121829
SVRGSP
SCC073-077-121915-
/O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0053.160512T1829Z-160512T1915Z/

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
229 PM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…
NORTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 228 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES NORTH OF
WALHALLA…OR NEAR SALEM…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SALEM…LAKE KEOWEE…DEVILS FORK STATE PARK…JOCASSEE GORGES…LAKE
JOCASSEE…KEOWEE TOXAWAY STATE PARK…NINE TIMES…SUNSET…ROCKY
BOTTOM AND BAD CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED
AREA. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN INTERIOR ROOM.

LAKE JOCASSEE AND LAKE KEOWEE ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM. GET
AWAY FROM THE WATER AND SEEK SHELTER IN AN INTERIOR ROOM IN THE
NEAREST SHELTER. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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 3504 8297 3506 8291 3505 8290 3508 8281
3489 8272 3482 8306 3493 8311
TIME…MOT…LOC 1828Z 245DEG 18KT 3491 8301

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

$$

MOORE

Special Weather Statement 14:26:06.4237

WWUS82 KGSP 121825
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
225 PM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

SCZ001-002-121900-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS SC-PICKENS MOUNTAINS SC-
225 PM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN OCONEE
AND NORTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT…

AT 224 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTH OF WALHALLA…OR NEAR SALEM…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WALHALLA…SALEM…LAKE KEOWEE…OCONEE STATE PARK…DEVILS FORK STATE
PARK…JOCASSEE GORGES…LAKE JOCASSEE…KEOWEE TOXAWAY STATE PARK…NINE
TIMES AND BAD CREEK.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS STORM 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.

LAKE JOCASSEE AND LAKE KEOWEE ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM. CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING
CONDITIONS. MOVE TO SHORE IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT…LON 3494 8313 3493 8311 3495 8311 3503 8300
3506 8287 3487 8278 3469 8320 3488 8321
TIME…MOT…LOC 1824Z 245DEG 19KT 3490 8301

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MOORE

Hazardous Weather Outlook 06:00:07.6942

FLUS42 KGSP 120959
HWOGSP

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
559 AM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-
068>072-082-501>510-SCZ001>014-019-131000-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-ALEXANDER-
IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-
ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-
GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-
PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-
GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-
ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
559 AM EDT THU MAY 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA…PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA…WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA TODAY
AND TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREATS FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING…SMALL HAIL…AND GUSTY WINDS. SOME OF THESE
STORMS MAY PRODUCE LARGER HAIL AND STRONG DOWNBURST WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SKYWARN SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO FORWARD ANY REPORTS OF LARGE
HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…TORNADOES OR FLASH FLOODING TO OUR OFFICE.

$$
JPT

Special Weather Statement 18:25:44.6034

WWUS82 KGSP 112225
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
625 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

SCZ014-112300-
CHESTER SC-
625 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN CHESTER
COUNTY UNTIL 700 PM EDT…

AT 625 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES SOUTH OF CHESTER…OR 4 MILES SOUTH OF CHESTER STATE PARK…
MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CHESTER…CHESTER STATE PARK…BLACKSTOCK…RICHBURG…CORNWELL AND
BLACKSTOCK.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

LAT…LON 3457 8131 3472 8129 3471 8093 3454 8096
TIME…MOT…LOC 2225Z 278DEG 15KT 3462 8122

$$

HG

Special Weather Statement 17:34:38.6346

WWUS82 KGSP 112134
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
534 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

SCZ008-009-013-014-112200-
CHEROKEE SC-UNION SC-CHESTER SC-YORK SC-
534 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN
UNION…SOUTHWESTERN YORK…SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE AND NORTHWESTERN
CHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT…

AT 534 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES SOUTH OF GAFFNEY…OR 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF JONESVILLE…MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE…
LOCKHART…SARATT…BULLOCK CREEK AND ADAMSBURG.

HALF INCH HAIL…WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

LAT…LON 3488 8172 3503 8161 3492 8128 3469 8145
TIME…MOT…LOC 2134Z 295DEG 17KT 3492 8159

$$

HG

Special Weather Statement 17:33:23.2157

WWUS82 KGSP 112133
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
533 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

SCZ009-014-112200-
CHESTER SC-YORK SC-
533 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL YORK
AND WESTERN CHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT…

AT 532 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES NORTHWEST OF CHESTER…OR NEAR LOWRYS…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CHESTER…MCCONNELLS…LOWRYS…CHESTER STATE PARK…EDGEMOOR AND
CORNWELL.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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 3459 8114 3478 8142 3493 8131 3482 8097
TIME…MOT…LOC 2132Z 300DEG 15KT 3483 8129

$$

HG

Severe Weather Statement 17:28:26.0838

WWUS52 KGSP 112128
SVSGSP

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
528 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

SCC023-091-112137-
/O.CAN.KGSP.SV.W.0052.000000T0000Z-160511T2200Z/
YORK SC-CHESTER SC-
528 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN YORK AND NORTH
CENTRAL CHESTER COUNTIES IS CANCELLED…

THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE
LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSES AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY.
THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. HOWEVER…GUSTY WINDS ARE
STILL POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM ACROSS SOUTHERN YORK COUNTY
THROUGH 545 PM.

LAT…LON 3467 8111 3482 8145 3499 8139 3493 8101
TIME…MOT…LOC 2123Z 289DEG 12KT 3487 8127

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HG

Severe Weather Statement 17:23:44.4588

WWUS52 KGSP 112123
SVSGSP

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
523 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

SCC083-112133-
/O.EXP.KGSP.SV.W.0051.000000T0000Z-160511T2130Z/
SPARTANBURG SC-
523 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG
COUNTY WILL EXPIRE AT 530 PM EDT…

THE STORMS WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAVE WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE
LIMITS…AND HAVE EXITED THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING WILL
BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER…GUSTY WINDS ARE STILL POSSIBLE WITH
THESE THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE SPARTANBURG AND UNION COUNTY BORDER.

LAT…LON 3479 8202 3488 8192 3498 8186 3496 8176
3493 8176 3493 8174 3491 8171 3483 8179
3461 8185
TIME…MOT…LOC 2119Z 301DEG 23KT 3491 8182 3484 8184 3478 8194

$$

HG

Special Weather Statement 17:12:58.1796

WWUS82 KGSP 112112
SPSGSP

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
512 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

SCZ013-112145-
UNION SC-
512 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF UNION COUNTY UNTIL
545 PM EDT…

AT 512 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES NORTHWEST OF UNION…OR 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CROFT STATE PARK…
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE…
UNION…MONARCH MILL…BUFFALO…JONESVILLE…ROSE HILL STATE PARK…
SANTUC…ADAMSBURG…SEDALIA AND CROSS KEYS.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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 3468 8183 3483 8179 3487 8175 3477 8145
3476 8145 3475 8148 3473 8149 3472 8148
3473 8146 3472 8145 3469 8145 3452 8158
TIME…MOT…LOC 2112Z 301DEG 23KT 3479 8180

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HG