Flood Statement 19:15:09.7134

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
714 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

NCC071-119-SCC091-210115-
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Mecklenburg NC-Gaston NC-York SC-
714 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for…
West central Mecklenburg County in the Piedmont of North
Carolina…
Southeastern Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
North central York County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 915 PM EDT.

* At 714 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding.
Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have fallen over the
past two hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Belmont, South Gastonia, Cramerton, Charlotte Douglas Airport,
Crowders Mountain State Park, Crowders, Bethany, Clover, Steele
Creek and Gastonia.

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 3514 8094 3510 8135 3517 8134 3516 8133
3523 8132 3526 8092

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Krentz

Special Weather Statement 19:12:20.7290

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
712 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

NCZ068-070-071-SCZ007>009-013-202345-
Gaston NC-Cleveland NC-Mecklenburg NC-York SC-Cherokee SC-Union SC-
Spartanburg SC-
712 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG…
SOUTHERN CLEVELAND…SOUTHEASTERN GASTON…YORK…EAST CENTRAL
SPARTANBURG…CHEROKEE AND NORTHERN UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM
EDT…

At 711 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 3 miles east of Gaffney
to 8 miles south of Uptown Charlotte, and moving south at 5 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Gastonia, Rock Hill, Uptown Charlotte, Gaffney, York, Central
Charlotte, Southwest Charlotte, Kings Mountain, Fort Mill and
Belmont.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these
areas. Torrential rainfall is possible as well.

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.

&&

LAT…LON 3500 8084 3508 8091 3501 8091 3499 8089
3492 8086 3490 8088 3484 8087 3482 8090
3483 8180 3526 8169 3528 8082 3502 8081
TIME…MOT…LOC 2311Z 355DEG 4KT 3509 8159 3511 8087

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Special Weather Statement 18:57:03.3070

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
656 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

SCZ011-012-019-202330-
Laurens SC-Abbeville SC-Greenwood SC-
656 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN LAURENS…
NORTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 730
PM EDT…

At 656 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 14 miles northwest of
Greenwood to 3 miles northeast of Abbeville, and moving west at 15
mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenwood, Abbeville, Ware Shoals, Due West, Donalds, Cokesbury,
Hodges and Shoals Junction.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3436 8248 3413 8243 3418 8213 3444 8216
TIME…MOT…LOC 2256Z 067DEG 13KT 3434 8234 3421 8232

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Special Weather Statement 18:41:07.1977

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
640 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

NCZ036-056-057-068>072-SCZ008-009-202315-
Rowan NC-Gaston NC-Iredell NC-Cleveland NC-Lincoln NC-Mecklenburg NC-
Cabarrus NC-Catawba NC-York SC-Cherokee SC-
640 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT CABARRUS…SOUTHEASTERN
CATAWBA…LINCOLN…SOUTHEASTERN IREDELL…MECKLENBURG…ROWAN…
CLEVELAND…GASTON…NORTHERN YORK AND NORTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES
UNTIL 715 PM EDT…

At 640 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 4 miles northeast of
Salisbury to 3 miles south of Uptown Charlotte to near Shelby, and
moving south at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Gastonia, Uptown Charlotte, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Downtown
Concord, Salisbury, Shelby, Gaffney, Lincolnton and York.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3503 8079 3500 8084 3508 8091 3503 8090
3500 8090 3502 8171 3533 8172 3543 8170
3561 8103 3579 8053 3578 8048 3573 8045
3572 8035 3564 8029 3558 8022
TIME…MOT…LOC 2240Z 343DEG 24KT 3569 8042 3518 8085 3531 8158

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Special Weather Statement 18:31:57.2758

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
631 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

SCZ011-012-019-202300-
Laurens SC-Abbeville SC-Greenwood SC-
631 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN LAURENS…
NORTHEASTERN ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 700
PM EDT…

At 631 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles north of Greenwood, or near Cokesbury, moving northeast at 15
mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenwood, Laurens, Ware Shoals, Cokesbury, Waterloo, Hodges, Shoals
Junction, Lake Greenwood, Coronaca and Hickory Tavern.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3421 8240 3452 8226 3454 8224 3457 8223
3450 8188 3411 8214
TIME…MOT…LOC 2231Z 204DEG 12KT 3432 8216

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Flood Statement 18:16:05.9634

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
615 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

SCC045-210015-
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Greenville SC-
615 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Central Greenville County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 815 PM EDT.

* At 613 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have fallen over the
past hour. Thge Reedy River at Hudson is rising quickly and will
likely reach bankfull soon. Minor urban and stream flooding is
expected over the area during the next couple hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Greenville Downtown, Greenville Eastside, West Greenville, Berea,
Cherrydale Point and Welcome.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in urban areas, streets
and underpasses, as well as other poor drainage areas and low lying
spots. Rapid rises on small creeks and streams will also occur,
possibly flooding 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 3490 8236 3480 8231 3478 8243 3489 8247

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Krentz

Special Weather Statement 18:14:04.9165

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
613 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

NCZ036-037-056-057-068>072-SCZ009-202245-
Rowan NC-Davie NC-Gaston NC-Iredell NC-Cleveland NC-Lincoln NC-
Mecklenburg NC-Cabarrus NC-Catawba NC-York SC-
613 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT CABARRUS…SOUTHEASTERN
CATAWBA…SOUTHERN DAVIE…LINCOLN…SOUTHERN IREDELL…
MECKLENBURG…ROWAN…CENTRAL CLEVELAND…GASTON AND NORTHEASTERN
YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT…

At 613 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 8 miles north of
Salisbury to 4 miles east of Huntersville to 6 miles southeast of
Shelby, and moving southeast at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Gastonia, Uptown Charlotte, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Downtown
Concord, Salisbury, Statesville, Shelby, Newton and Lincolnton.

Torrential rainfall, wind gusts up to 45 mph and half inch hail 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3505 8075 3500 8084 3508 8091 3502 8090
3501 8091 3522 8151 3541 8170 3543 8170
3580 8103 3595 8056 3584 8043 3583 8047
3584 8048 3583 8049 3579 8048 3577 8045
3574 8046 3572 8042 3572 8034 3558 8029
TIME…MOT…LOC 2213Z 330DEG 28KT 3578 8044 3542 8076 3523 8144

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Special Weather Statement 17:58:37.4008

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
558 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

GAZ028-SCZ006-010>012-202230-
Hart GA-Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-Greater Greenville SC-
558 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN HART…
NORTHWESTERN LAURENS…SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE…ANDERSON AND
NORTHWESTERN ABBEVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT…

At 558 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 16 miles north of
Laurens to 12 miles southeast of Anderson, and moving southeast at 20
mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Anderson, Hartwell, Homeland Park, Piedmont, Belton, Williamston,
Northlake, Honea Path, Iva and Lake Secession.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3429 8277 3429 8278 3437 8296 3473 8249
3465 8210 3420 8260
TIME…MOT…LOC 2158Z 304DEG 15KT 3472 8212 3437 8250

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Special Weather Statement 17:27:14.1977

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
526 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

GAZ028-SCZ005>007-010>012-202200-
Hart GA-Greater Pickens SC-Laurens SC-Anderson SC-Abbeville SC-
Spartanburg SC-Greater Greenville SC-
526 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NORTHERN HART…
NORTHWESTERN LAURENS…SOUTHEASTERN GREENVILLE…WEST CENTRAL
SPARTANBURG…ANDERSON…SOUTHEASTERN PICKENS AND CENTRAL ABBEVILLE
COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT…

At 526 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms along a line extending from 14 miles east of
Greenville Downtown to 5 miles southeast of Hartwell, and moving
south at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenville Downtown, Anderson, Easley, Hartwell, Clemson, Greenville
Eastside, West Greenville, Greer, Mauldin and Taylors.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and half inch hail 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.

&&

LAT…LON 3443 8308 3448 8302 3447 8300 3460 8286
3461 8286 3462 8284 3463 8285 3500 8239
3485 8195 3421 8261
TIME…MOT…LOC 2126Z 343DEG 27KT 3478 8215 3431 8284

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Special Weather Statement 16:56:11.0883

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
455 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

SCZ002>007-010-202130-
Pickens Mountains SC-Greater Pickens SC-Greater Oconee SC-
Anderson SC-Greenville Mountains SC-Spartanburg SC-
Greater Greenville SC-
455 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

…A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
GREENVILLE…NORTHWESTERN SPARTANBURG…ANDERSON…PICKENS AND
SOUTHEASTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT…

At 455 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
10 miles south of Columbus to 4 miles southwest of Anderson, and
moving south at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Greenville Downtown, Anderson, Easley, Clemson, Seneca, Pickens,
Spartanburg, Greenville Eastside, West Greenville and Greer.

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

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 3456 8312 3459 8317 3517 8242 3507 8185
3477 8213 3478 8215 3471 8218 3439 8247
TIME…MOT…LOC 2055Z 006DEG 13KT 3510 8214 3448 8271

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