Special Weather Statement 21:15:40.1540

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
915 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ029-SCZ006-010>012-019-060145-
Elbert GA-Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-Greenwood SC-
Greater Greenville SC-
915 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
ELBERT…WESTERN LAURENS…SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE…ANDERSON…
ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM EDT…

At 915 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from 7
miles south of Easley to 12 miles east of Anderson to 5 miles south
of Elberton, and moving east at 35 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Anderson, Abbeville, Elberton, Laurens, Greenville Downtown,
Greenville Eastside, Mauldin, Simpsonville, Five Forks and Fountain
Inn.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph 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.

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 3399 8265 3398 8286 3401 8294 3417 8310
3423 8306 3423 8300 3421 8298 3429 8277
3448 8289 3456 8284 3472 8270 3491 8222
3485 8223 3478 8214 3438 8199 3406 8239
3408 8248 3407 8253 3401 8260 3396 8257
TIME…MOT…LOC 0115Z 256DEG 30KT 3471 8256 3454 8243 3402 8288

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 20:49:13.7947

WWUS82 KGSP 060049
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
849 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ028-029-SCZ006-007-010>012-019-060115-
Elbert GA-Hart GA-Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-Greenwood SC-
Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
849 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
ELBERT…CENTRAL HART…LAURENS…SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE…SOUTHERN
SPARTANBURG…ANDERSON…ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD
COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT…

At 848 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
13 miles north of Laurens to near Anderson to 5 miles northwest of
Elberton, and moving east at 35 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Anderson, Laurens, Abbeville, Elberton, Hartwell, Mauldin,
Simpsonville, Clinton, Five Forks and Fountain Inn.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea
size hail 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.

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 3410 8303 3455 8292 3467 8279 3472 8269
3483 8214 3477 8180 3460 8185 3455 8172
3456 8168 3453 8165 3450 8167 3406 8245
3408 8248 3407 8253 3402 8259 3401 8259
TIME…MOT…LOC 0048Z 275DEG 29KT 3469 8196 3450 8268 3416 8292

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 20:15:10.9197

WWUS82 KGSP 060014
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
814 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ026-028-029-SCZ004>007-010>013-060045-
Elbert GA-Hart GA-Franklin GA-Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC-
Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-Union SC-Spartanburg SC-
Greater Greenville SC-
814 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
FRANKLIN…WESTERN ELBERT…HART…NORTHWESTERN LAURENS…
SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE…CENTRAL SPARTANBURG…ANDERSON…SOUTHERN
PICKENS…NORTHERN UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 845
PM EDT…

At 814 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms with
intense lightning along a line extending from 6 miles east of
Spartanburg to 11 miles southeast of Greenville Downtown to 9 miles
south of Seneca to 9 miles southwest of Hartwell, and moving east at
20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Spartanburg, Anderson, Clemson, Elberton, Hartwell, Carnesville,
Seneca, Greenville Downtown, Greenville Eastside and Mauldin.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea
size hail 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.

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.

These storms 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3417 8310 3423 8308 3427 8312 3424 8317
3426 8330 3423 8335 3433 8339 3441 8338
3447 8330 3450 8315 3454 8310 3458 8316
3464 8309 3481 8246 3503 8188 3501 8178
3491 8172 3484 8146 3438 8251 3401 8293
TIME…MOT…LOC 0014Z 285DEG 19KT 3492 8182 3470 8230 3456 8290 3430
8308

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 19:44:30.7322

WWUS82 KGSP 052344
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
744 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ018-026-028-SCZ001>007-010-060015-
Hart GA-Franklin GA-Stephens GA-Pickens Mountains SC-
Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC-Anderson SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
Greenville Mountains SC-Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
744 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
FRANKLIN…STEPHENS…WESTERN HART…GREENVILLE…NORTHWESTERN
SPARTANBURG…NORTHWESTERN ANDERSON…PICKENS AND OCONEE COUNTIES
UNTIL 815 PM EDT…

At 744 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from 9
miles southwest of Columbus to 6 miles south of Walhalla to 4 miles
north of Commerce, and moving southeast at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenville Downtown, Easley, Clemson, Toccoa, Seneca, Walhalla,
Pickens, Carnesville, Hartwell and Greenville Eastside.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 50 mph and half
inch hail 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.

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.

These storms 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3427 8312 3424 8317 3425 8320 3424 8325
3426 8330 3423 8335 3426 8334 3433 8339
3443 8338 3446 8340 3448 8346 3453 8344
3502 8294 3520 8226 3499 8201 3450 8281
3423 8306 3423 8308
TIME…MOT…LOC 2344Z 309DEG 17KT 3512 8228 3468 8308 3426 8347

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 19:30:48.7009

WWUS82 KGSP 052330
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
730 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

NCZ068>070-SCZ007-008-060000-
Gaston NC-Cleveland NC-Lincoln NC-Cherokee SC-Spartanburg SC-
730 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
WESTERN LINCOLN…CLEVELAND…WESTERN GASTON…CENTRAL SPARTANBURG
AND CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM EDT…

At 730 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
15 miles west of Lincolnton to 3 miles south of Shelby to 4 miles
west of Spartanburg, and moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Spartanburg, Shelby, Gaffney, Lincolnton, Gastonia, Kings Mountain,
Cherryville, Bessemer City, South Gastonia and Boiling Springs SC.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea
size hail 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.

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.

These storms 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3556 8117 3523 8118 3516 8129 3517 8137
3514 8140 3509 8141 3491 8168 3491 8171
3483 8181 3489 8217 3518 8188 3518 8177
3535 8170 3552 8169 3556 8138
TIME…MOT…LOC 2330Z 269DEG 17KT 3545 8152 3523 8153 3492 8201

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 19:14:37.9197

WWUS82 KGSP 052314
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
714 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ010-017-018-026-SCZ001>007-052345-
Franklin GA-Rabun GA-Stephens GA-Habersham GA-Pickens Mountains SC-
Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
Greenville Mountains SC-Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
714 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHERN FRANKLIN…STEPHENS…CENTRAL HABERSHAM…EASTERN RABUN…
NORTHERN GREENVILLE…NORTHERN SPARTANBURG…PICKENS AND OCONEE
COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT…

At 714 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
13 miles north of Spartanburg to 9 miles northwest of Walhalla to 7
miles southeast of Clarkesville, and moving east at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenville Downtown, Easley, Clemson, Toccoa, Seneca, Walhalla,
Pickens, Greer, Taylors and Berea.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 50 mph and half
inch hail 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.

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.

These storms 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3500 8327 3500 8311 3509 8279 3507 8275
3511 8269 3520 8220 3518 8188 3506 8181
3473 8273 3438 8326 3442 8338 3447 8342
3448 8359
TIME…MOT…LOC 2314Z 277DEG 12KT 3514 8197 3490 8314 3453 8344

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 19:00:33.7947

WWUS82 KGSP 052300
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
700 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

NCZ056-068>070-508-510-SCZ007-008-052330-
Greater Rutherford NC-Gaston NC-Cleveland NC-Lincoln NC-
Eastern Polk NC-Catawba NC-Cherokee SC-Spartanburg SC-
700 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
CATAWBA…SOUTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD…SOUTHEASTERN POLK…LINCOLN…
CLEVELAND…NORTHWESTERN GASTON…NORTHERN SPARTANBURG AND
NORTHWESTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM EDT…

At 700 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from 3
miles east of Lincolnton to 10 miles northwest of Shelby to 12 miles
southeast of Columbus, and moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Shelby, Newton, Lincolnton, Forest City, Rutherfordton, Cherryville,
Boiling Springs SC, Spindale, Boiling Springs NC and Maiden.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea
size hail 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.

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 3561 8093 3555 8096 3554 8094 3553 8094
3553 8095 3550 8096 3549 8095 3545 8094
3541 8096 3534 8134 3493 8202 3519 8222
3521 8224 3549 8183 3557 8161 3556 8157
3557 8154 3560 8151 3574 8112
TIME…MOT…LOC 2300Z 281DEG 16KT 3549 8119 3540 8166 3509 8209

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 18:47:06.9510

WWUS82 KGSP 052246
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
646 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ010-017-018-026-NCZ062>065-SCZ001>005-052315-
Franklin GA-Stephens GA-Rabun GA-Habersham GA-Transylvania NC-
Henderson NC-Southern Jackson NC-Macon NC-Greater Pickens SC-
Greater Oconee SC-Pickens Mountains SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
Greenville Mountains SC-
646 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHWESTERN FRANKLIN…STEPHENS…HABERSHAM…RABUN…SOUTHEASTERN
MACON…TRANSYLVANIA…SOUTHERN HENDERSON…SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON…
NORTHWESTERN GREENVILLE…PICKENS AND OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM
EDT…

At 646 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
near Hendersonville to 12 miles northwest of Pickens to 4 miles
southeast of Clayton to 8 miles southwest of Clarkesville, and moving
southeast at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Hendersonville, Toccoa, Seneca, Brevard, Walhalla, Pickens, Clayton,
Clarkesville, Clemson and Easley.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 50 mph and half
inch hail 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.

The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will
cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an
interior room.

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 3454 8362 3466 8366 3490 8360 3517 8309
3540 8246 3534 8230 3519 8236 3520 8222
3515 8222 3502 8237 3497 8253 3491 8251
3485 8258 3450 8314 3429 8336 3433 8339
3446 8340 3449 8354 3443 8362 3450 8367
TIME…MOT…LOC 2246Z 293DEG 15KT 3531 8249 3505 8281 3485 8333 3450
8360

$$

RWH

Special Weather Statement 18:15:07.6228

WWUS82 KGSP 052214
SPSGSP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
614 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

GAZ010-017-NCZ062>064-SCZ001-002-052245-
Rabun GA-Habersham GA-Transylvania NC-Southern Jackson NC-Macon NC-
Pickens Mountains SC-Oconee Mountains SC-
614 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
HABERSHAM…RABUN…SOUTHEASTERN MACON…SOUTHERN TRANSYLVANIA…
SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON…NORTHWESTERN PICKENS AND NORTHWESTERN OCONEE
COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT…

At 614 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
11 miles southwest of Brevard to 10 miles southeast of Hiawassee to 5
miles west of Cleveland, and moving east at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Clayton, Clarkesville, Demorest, Highlands, Mountain City, Rosman,
Tiger, Dillard, Sky Valley and Cashiers.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 50 mph and dime
size hail 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.

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.

These storms 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3491 8363 3494 8360 3495 8355 3499 8355
3500 8348 3500 8352 3503 8353 3504 8351
3519 8303 3522 8260 3514 8258 3513 8268
3505 8276 3487 8320 3453 8355 3453 8363
3455 8362 3466 8366 3474 8362 3480 8368
TIME…MOT…LOC 2214Z 263DEG 25KT 3515 8289 3484 8362 3461 8386

$$

RWH

Severe Weather Statement 17:57:03.8885

WWUS52 KGSP 052156 RRA
SVSGSP

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
556 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

SCC077-052206-
/O.EXP.KGSP.SV.W.0271.000000T0000Z-170905T2200Z/
Pickens SC-
556 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NORTHERN PICKENS COUNTY WILL
EXPIRE AT 600 PM EDT…

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 will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds
are still possible with this thunderstorm.

LAT…LON 3484 8289 3501 8291 3502 8292 3505 8275
3505 8274 3506 8270 3506 8264 3507 8258
3506 8258 3506 8259 3505 8260 3503 8259
3501 8260 3501 8257 3482 8255
TIME…MOT…LOC 2156Z 263DEG 9KT 3500 8279

$$

RWH