Special Weather Statement 19:08:36.8681

WWUS82 KGSP 142308
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
708 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

SCZ007>009-013-014-142345-
York SC-Cherokee SC-Union SC-Chester SC-Spartanburg SC-
708 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL
IMPACT NORTHWESTERN CHESTER…SOUTHWESTERN YORK…EAST CENTRAL
SPARTANBURG…CENTRAL CHEROKEE AND NORTHERN UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 745
PM EDT…

At 707 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with intense
lightning and torrential rainfall along a line extending from 5 miles
southeast of Spartanburg to 4 miles northeast of Union, and moving
northeast at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Spartanburg, Gaffney, Union, Pacolet, Cowpens, Monarch Mill, Buffalo,
Jonesville, Pacolet Mills and Lockhart.

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…

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. If outdoors, try
to get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away
from open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When
indoors, stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired
electronic devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug
unnecessary appliances before the storms approach.

&&

LAT…LON 3514 8157 3483 8121 3459 8161 3494 8199
TIME…MOT…LOC 2307Z 235DEG 16KT 3490 8185 3476 8155

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 18:37:27.5087

WWUS82 KGSP 142237
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
637 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

SCZ007-142300-
Spartanburg SC-
637 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL
IMPACT CENTRAL SPARTANBURG COUNTY UNTIL 700 PM EDT…

At 636 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with intense
lightning and torrential rainfall 4 miles west of Spartanburg, or
near Roebuck, moving northeast at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Spartanburg, Duncan, Lyman, Wellford, Roebuck, Reidville, Moore, USC
Upstate, Croft State Park and Cedar Springs.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT…LON 3477 8208 3494 8219 3503 8194 3485 8182
TIME…MOT…LOC 2236Z 246DEG 17KT 3492 8201

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 17:57:05.7118

WWUS82 KGSP 142156
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
556 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

SCZ006-007-142245-
Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
556 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT EAST
CENTRAL GREENVILLE AND WEST CENTRAL SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM
EDT…

At 556 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 6 miles southeast of Greenville Downtown, or near
Mauldin, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenville Downtown, Greenville Eastside, Greer, Mauldin, Five Forks,
Duncan, Reidville, GSP Airport, Donaldson Center and Taylors.

In addition to intense lightning, 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…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT…LON 3473 8236 3485 8243 3499 8217 3477 8203
3476 8212 3478 8213 3478 8215 3475 8216
TIME…MOT…LOC 2156Z 244DEG 12KT 3480 8230

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 17:34:46.4776

WWUS82 KGSP 142134
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
534 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

NCZ071-SCZ009-142200-
Mecklenburg NC-York SC-
534 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG AND EAST CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM
EDT…

At 534 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 9 miles northeast of Rock Hill, or near Fort Mill,
moving northeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
South Charlotte, Southwest Charlotte, Fort Mill, Pineville, Carowinds
and The Arboretum.

In addition to intense lightning, 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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT…LON 3503 8079 3502 8082 3500 8084 3508 8091
3503 8090 3501 8091 3499 8089 3497 8089
3496 8088 3501 8101 3517 8096 3510 8073
TIME…MOT…LOC 2134Z 209DEG 14KT 3503 8092

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 17:26:21.6963

WWUS82 KGSP 142126
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
526 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

SCZ006-010-142200-
Anderson SC-Greater Greenville SC-
526 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL
IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE AND EAST CENTRAL ANDERSON COUNTIES
UNTIL 600 PM EDT…

At 525 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with intense
lightning and torrential rainfall 11 miles northeast of Anderson, or
near Williamston, moving northeast at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Belton, Williamston, West Pelzer and Fork Shoals.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT…LON 3442 8257 3461 8259 3474 8232 3455 8223
3454 8224
TIME…MOT…LOC 2125Z 232DEG 22KT 3459 8248

$$

JMP

Hazardous Weather Outlook 17:20:41.1181

FLUS42 KGSP 142120
HWOGSP

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
520 PM EDT Mon Aug 14 2017

GAZ010-017-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-501>507-509-151030-
Rabun-Habersham-Avery-Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Madison-Yancey-
Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Catawba-Rowan-Graham-
Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-Henderson-
Caldwell Mountains-Greater Caldwell-Burke Mountains-Greater Burke-
McDowell Mountains-Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-
Polk Mountains-
520 PM EDT Mon Aug 14 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Georgia, piedmont
North Carolina and western North Carolina.

.DAY ONE…Tonight.

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected tonight,
before waning in the wee hours. The primary threats with these storms
will be torrential rainfall, which may cause local flash flooding and
cloud to ground lightning. Additionally a few storms may pose a risk
of damaging winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday.

..Tuesday…No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Wednesday…No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Thursday…No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Skywarn spotters are requested to forward any reports of large hail,
damaging winds, tornadoes, or flash flooding to our office.

$$

GAZ018-026-028-029-NCZ068>072-082-508-510-SCZ001>014-019-151030-
Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-
Cabarrus-Union-Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Chester-Greenwood-
520 PM EDT Mon Aug 14 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Georgia, piedmont
North Carolina, western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina.

.DAY ONE…Tonight.

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected tonight,
before waning in the wee hours. The primary threats with these storms
will be torrential rainfall, which may cause local flash flooding and
cloud to ground lightning. Additionally a few storms may pose a risk
of damaging winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday.

..Tuesday…No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Wednesday…No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Thursday… Excessive heat possible. Heat indices are likely to
approach or exceed 100 degrees in the afternoon.
..Friday… Excessive heat possible. Heat indices are likely to
approach or exceed 100 degrees in the afternoon.
..Saturday…No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Sunday…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.

$$

Sturey

Special Weather Statement 16:49:51.2431

WWUS82 KGSP 142049
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
449 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

NCZ064-065-SCZ003-142130-
Transylvania NC-Henderson NC-Greenville Mountains SC-
449 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT EAST
CENTRAL TRANSYLVANIA…SOUTHEASTERN HENDERSON AND NORTHWESTERN
GREENVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT…

At 449 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 12 miles southeast of Brevard, or over Jones Gap
State Park, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Flat Rock, Etowah, Slater-Marietta, Pleasant Ridge State Park, Jones
Gap State Park, Dupont State Forest, Caesars Head State Park, Saluda,
Laurel Park and North Saluda Reservoir.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph, pea size
hail and torrential rainfall rates up to 3 inches per hour will be
possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT…LON 3534 8259 3525 8236 3519 8235 3519 8232
3520 8228 3500 8245 3500 8247 3505 8260
3506 8259 3506 8257 3507 8257 3506 8263
3509 8269
TIME…MOT…LOC 2049Z 209DEG 16KT 3512 8257

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 16:34:17.0087

WWUS82 KGSP 142033
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
433 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

SCZ006-010-012-142115-
Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Greater Greenville SC-
433 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHWESTERN LAURENS…SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE AND EAST CENTRAL
ANDERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT…

At 433 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 13 miles east of Anderson, or 4 miles east of
Belton, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Belton, Williamston, West Pelzer, Fountain Inn, Piedmont, Fork Shoals
and Princeton.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and
torrential rainfall rates up to 3 inches per hour will be possible in
these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

&&

LAT…LON 3447 8231 3448 8232 3447 8234 3453 8253
3469 8246 3469 8206 3445 8228
TIME…MOT…LOC 2033Z 205DEG 12KT 3452 8242

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 16:16:17.1181

WWUS82 KGSP 142016
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
416 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

SCZ011-012-019-142100-
Laurens SC-Abbeville SC-Greenwood SC-
416 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHWESTERN LAURENS…NORTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE AND GREENWOOD COUNTIES
UNTIL 500 PM EDT…

At 415 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from 5
miles north of Abbeville to 12 miles east of Greenwood, and moving
northeast at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenwood, Abbeville, Ninety Six, Due West, Cross Hill, Donalds,
Cokesbury, Hodges, Lake Greenwood and Greenwood State Park.

In addition to intense lightning, 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…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. If outdoors, try
to get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away
from open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When
indoors, stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired
electronic devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug
unnecessary appliances before the storms approach.

&&

LAT…LON 3420 8249 3443 8240 3429 8190 3424 8191
3420 8194 3420 8193 3418 8192 3418 8191
3416 8191 3413 8187 3412 8189 3410 8190
3409 8192 3405 8194
TIME…MOT…LOC 2015Z 213DEG 11KT 3426 8239 3415 8194

$$

JMP

Special Weather Statement 16:10:44.1025

WWUS82 KGSP 142010
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
410 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

GAZ028-SCZ010-142100-
Hart GA-Anderson SC-
410 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT HART AND
SOUTHWESTERN ANDERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT…

At 410 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning near Hartwell, or near Reed Creek, moving northeast
at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Anderson, Hartwell, Homeland Park, Reed Creek, Bowersville, Anderson
Airport, Lake Hartwell, Royston, Canon and Townville.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and
torrential rainfall rates up to 3 inches per hour will be possible in
these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors, try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise, stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors,
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

Lake Hartwell is in the path of this storm. Cloud to ground
lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous boating conditions.
Move to shore immediately.

&&

LAT…LON 3422 8300 3423 8299 3423 8306 3426 8311
3428 8310 3435 8310 3447 8301 3447 8300
3462 8284 3450 8261 3425 8291 3422 8296
3421 8298
TIME…MOT…LOC 2010Z 213DEG 19KT 3440 8295

$$

JMP