Special Weather Statement 15:27:09.0245

WWUS82 KGSP 311926
SPSGSP

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

NCZ064-SCZ001-002-312015-
Transylvania NC-Pickens Mountains SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
326 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN TRANSYLVANIA…
NORTHWESTERN PICKENS AND NORTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM
EDT…

At 326 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 18
miles southwest of Brevard, or near Gorges State Park, moving
southeast at 5 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Lake Toxaway, Devils Fork State Park, Gorges State Park, Lake
Jocassee, Jocassee Gorges, Sapphire, Sassafras Mountain, Rocky Bottom
and Bad Creek.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph, half inch 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.

Lake Jocassee 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 3515 8296 3507 8275 3507 8277 3506 8276
3491 8294 3502 8302 3503 8301 3504 8303
3505 8303 3506 8305
TIME…MOT…LOC 1926Z 309DEG 5KT 3507 8299

$$

MOORE

Special Weather Statement 15:19:31.6652

WWUS82 KGSP 311919
SPSGSP

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

NCZ064-065-SCZ002-003-311945-
Transylvania NC-Henderson NC-Pickens Mountains SC-
Greenville Mountains SC-
319 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN TRANSYLVANIA…
SOUTH CENTRAL HENDERSON…NORTHWESTERN GREENVILLE AND NORTH CENTRAL
PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT…

At 319 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles southeast of Brevard, or 4 miles northwest of Caesars Head
State Park, moving southeast at 5 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Caesars Head State Park, Jones Gap State Park, Dupont State Forest,
Cedar Mountain, Little River In Transylvania County and Connestee.

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.

&&

LAT…LON 3514 8277 3525 8266 3517 8246 3499 8262
TIME…MOT…LOC 1919Z 312DEG 5KT 3516 8267

$$

MOORE

Severe Weather Statement 15:10:18.9620

WWUS52 KGSP 311909
SVSGSP

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
309 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

SCC073-077-311930-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0042.000000T0000Z-180531T1930Z/
Pickens SC-Oconee SC-
309 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN PICKENS AND NORTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES…

At 309 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of
Walhalla, or near Salem, moving east at 5 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
damage to trees and power lines.

Locations impacted include…
Walhalla, Six Mile, Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Lake Keowee,
Keowee Toxaway State Park and Nine Times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Lake Keowee is 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 3479 8311 3497 8303 3492 8274 3467 8286
TIME…MOT…LOC 1909Z 291DEG 5KT 3485 8297

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

$$

MOORE

Severe Thunderstorm Warning 14:50:30.1026

WUUS52 KGSP 311850
SVRGSP
SCC073-077-311930-
/O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0042.180531T1850Z-180531T1930Z/

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
250 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southwestern Pickens County in Upstate South Carolina…
Northeastern Oconee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 250 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast
of Walhalla, or near Salem, moving east at 5 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include…
Walhalla, Six Mile, Salem, Devils Fork State Park, Lake Keowee,
Keowee Toxaway State Park and Nine Times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

This storm is producing frequent and intense lightning. Turn off
electrical appliances. Do not use corded telephones. Do not take a
bath or shower.

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 3479 8311 3497 8303 3492 8274 3467 8286
TIME…MOT…LOC 1850Z 291DEG 5KT 3486 8300

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

$$

TDP

Special Weather Statement 12:44:16.9933

WWUS82 KGSP 311643
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1243 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

NCZ065-509-510-SCZ003-007-311715-
Henderson NC-Polk Mountains NC-Eastern Polk NC-
Greenville Mountains SC-Spartanburg SC-
1243 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHEASTERN HENDERSON…SOUTHWESTERN POLK…NORTHEASTERN GREENVILLE
AND NORTHWESTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 115 PM EDT…

At 1243 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 7 miles south of Hendersonville, or near Flat Rock,
moving southeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Columbus, Hendersonville, Flat Rock, Landrum, Tryon, Saluda,
Tigerville, Gowensville, North Saluda Reservoir and Tuxedo.

In addition to intense lightning, 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…

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 3521 8211 3506 8224 3502 8236 3518 8256
3533 8244
TIME…MOT…LOC 1643Z 303DEG 14KT 3522 8243

$$

TDP

Flood Statement 12:20:03.1339

WGUS82 KGSP 311619
FLSGSP

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1219 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

GAC119-137-147-257-SCC007-073-312215-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FA.Y.0151.180531T1619Z-180531T2215Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Franklin GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-Hart GA-Anderson SC-Oconee SC-
1219 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Northeastern Franklin County in northeastern Georgia…
Northeastern Stephens County in northeastern Georgia…
Northeastern Habersham County in northeastern Georgia…
Northern Hart County in northeastern Georgia…
West central Anderson County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southern Oconee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 1215 PM EDT, high flows along the Tallulah River and the
Tugalo River due to previous heavy rainfall and ongoing runoff
upstream is causing pool rises at Lake Tugalo, Lake Yonah, and
Lake Hartwell. This may result in minor flooding of lake
shorelines and of lake access points, docks, and swimming areas.

* Minor flooding is defined as flooding of low-lying areas next to
streams and lakes, farmland, recreational areas, greenways, and
boat access ramps. Caution is advised anywhere near such areas.

* The latest pool elevations for the upper Catawba River lakes are
as follows:
Lake Tugalo: 890.90 feet. Full pool is 891.50 feet.
Lake Yonah: 746.9 feet. Full pool is 744.20 feet.
Lake Hartwell: 663.03 feet and rising slowly. Full pool is 660.00
feet.

* For more information on lake levels or dam releases, people are
encouraged to visit:
georgiapowerlakes.com/northgeorgialakes/lake-levels and
water.sas.usace.army.mil/gmap

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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 3437 8299 3444 8293 3444 8306 3450 8315
3456 8321 3473 8347 3475 8343 3472 8335
3476 8332 3478 8332 3467 8320 3456 8305
3452 8295 3452 8288 3457 8290 3465 8281
3456 8269 3449 8275 3435 8280 3433 8285

$$

TDP

Flood Statement 12:14:59.1651

WGUS82 KGSP 311614
FLSGSP

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1214 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

SCC021-091-312215-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FA.Y.0150.180531T1614Z-180531T2215Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
York SC-Cherokee SC-
1214 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
West central York County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southeastern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 615 PM EDT Thursday.

* At 1212 PM EDT, high flows along the Broad River is causing high
pool elevations at Cherokee Falls and Ninety Nine Islands
reservoirs. This is resulting in minor flooding across the
Advisory area.

* Minor flooding is defined as flooding of low-lying areas next to
streams, farmland, recreational areas, greenways, and boat access
ramps. Caution is advised anywhere near such areas.

* The following reservoir pool gauge is experiencing Action Stage
elevations:
Broad River at Ninety Nine Islands Dam.
Current Pool Elevation: 103.91 feet and falling.
Forecast: The Ninety-Nine Islands Reservoir pool elevation will
continue to experience a slow and gradual recession this afternoon.
Action Stage: 102.0 feet.
Minor Flood Stage: 105.0 feet.
Impacts: At 104.0 feet, Action Stage continues. Minor flooding of
farmland and access points along the Broad River from Cherokee
Falls to Saratt and Bullock Creek is ongoing. Flooding of Ninety-
Nine Ferry Rd may be ongoing.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Cherokee Falls and Draytonville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

High flows on the Broad River means associated tributaries may
experience backwater conditions that may cause flooding of low-water
crossings and farmland. Do not attempt to travel across flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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 3487 8151 3501 8153 3507 8161 3510 8153
3502 8143 3487 8143

$$

TDP

Flood Statement 06:35:05.8526

WGUS82 KGSP 311034
FLSGSP

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
634 AM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

GAC119-137-147-257-SCC007-073-311615-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FA.Y.0149.180531T1034Z-180531T1615Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Franklin GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-Hart GA-Anderson SC-Oconee SC-
634 AM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Northeastern Franklin County in northeastern Georgia…
Northeastern Stephens County in northeastern Georgia…
Northeastern Habersham County in northeastern Georgia…
Northern Hart County in northeastern Georgia…
West central Anderson County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southern Oconee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 1215 PM EDT.

* At 630 AM EDT, high flows along the Tallulah River and the
Tugalo River due to previous heavy rainfall and ongoing
runoff upstream is causing pool rises at Lake Tugalo,
Lake Yonah, and Lake Hartwell. This may result in minor flooding
of lake shorelines and of lake access points, docks,
and swimming areas.

* Minor flooding is defined as flooding of low-lying areas next to
streams and lakes, farmland, recreational areas, greenways, and
boat access ramps. Caution is advised anywhere near such areas.

* The latest pool elevations for the upper Catawba River lakes
are as follows:
Lake Tugalo: 889.30 feet. Full pool is 891.50 feet.
Lake Yonah: 746.00 feet. Full pool is 744.20 feet.
Lake Hartwell: 662.80 feet and rising slowly. Full pool is 660.00
feet.

* For more information on lake levels or dam releases, people are
encouraged to visit:
georgiapowerlakes.com/northgeorgialakes/lake-levels
and
water.sas.usace.army.mil/gmap

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Boaters, fishermen, kayakers, swimmers, and other lake users are
encouraged to exercise caution during elevated lake levels and
downstream releases. Avoid areas along the stream below dams
releasing water.

&&

LAT…LON 3437 8299 3444 8293 3444 8306 3450 8315
3456 8321 3473 8347 3475 8343 3472 8335
3476 8332 3478 8332 3467 8320 3456 8305
3452 8295 3452 8288 3457 8290 3465 8281
3456 8269 3449 8275 3435 8280 3433 8285

$$

JMP

Flood Statement 06:10:31.3057

WGUS82 KGSP 311010
FLSGSP

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
610 AM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

SCC021-091-311615-
/O.EXT.KGSP.FA.Y.0143.000000T0000Z-180531T1615Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
York SC-Cherokee SC-
610 AM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended
the

* Flood Advisory for…
West central York County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southeastern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 1215 PM EDT Thursday.

* At 607 AM EDT, high flows along the Broad River is causing high
pool elevations at Cherokee Falls and Ninety Nine Islands
reservoirs. This is resulting in minor flooding across the
Advisory area.

* Minor flooding is defined as flooding of low-lying areas next to
streams, farmland, recreational areas, greenways, and boat access
ramps. Caution is advised anywhere near such areas.

* The following reservoir pool gauge is experiencing Action Stage
elevations:
Broad River at Ninety Nine Islands Dam.
Current Pool Elevation: 104.19 feet and steady.
Forecast: The Ninety-Nine Islands Reservoir pool elevation is
expected to crest near 104.3 feet and hold steady through Thursday
morning. A slow and gradual recession should begin on late
Thursday or early Friday.
Action Stage: 102.0 feet.
Minor Flood Stage: 105.0 feet.
Impacts: At 104.0 feet, Action Stage continues. Minor flooding of
farmland and access points along the Broad River from Cherokee
Falls to Saratt and Bullock Creek is ongoing. Flooding of Ninety-
Nine Ferry Rd may be ongoing.

* Some locations that mau experience flooding include…
Cherokee Falls and Draytonville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

High flows on the Broad River means associated tributaries may
experience backwater conditions that may cause flooding of low-water
crossings and farmland. Do not attempt to travel across flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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 3487 8151 3501 8153 3507 8161 3510 8153
3502 8143 3487 8143

$$

JMP

Hazardous Weather Outlook 05:23:08.0713

FLUS42 KGSP 310922 CCA
HWOGSP

Hazardous Weather Outlook…CORRECTED
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
522 AM EDT Thu May 31 2018

GAZ018-026-028-029-NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-SCZ004>014-019-
010930-
Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Catawba-Rowan-
Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Chester-Greenwood-
522 AM EDT Thu May 31 2018

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

Isolated heavy rain showers will be possible this morning in a few
locations. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will redevelop from
the west this afternoon and evening. Any of these heavy downpours
will have the potential to produce isolated flooding, especially if
several showers affect the same location. Any afternoon and evening
thunderstorms may produce cloud-to-ground lighting, briefly gusty
winds, pea-size hail, and very heavy rainfall. Saturated soil
conditions could lead to a few trees getting knocked down by the
gusty 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.

$$

GAZ010-017-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501>510-SCZ001>003-010930-
Rabun-Habersham-Avery-Madison-Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-
Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Henderson-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-
522 AM EDT Thu May 31 2018

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the mountains of northeast
Georgia, western North Carolina, and Upstate South Carolina, as well
as the North Carolina foothills.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

Flash Flood Watch.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms will redevelop from the west this
afternoon and evening. Any of these thunderstorms may produce cloud-
to-ground lighting, briefly gusty winds, pea-size hail, and very
heavy rainfall. Saturated soil conditions could lead to a several
trees getting knocked down by the gusty 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.

$$

HG