This is an automatic message WUUS52 KGSP 272200
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
600 PM EDT THU SEP 27 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Franklin County in northeastern Georgia…
Southeastern Stephens County in northeastern Georgia…
Elbert County in northeastern Georgia…
Hart County in northeastern Georgia…
Anderson County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southwestern Pickens County in Upstate South Carolina…
Abbeville County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southeastern Oconee County in Upstate South Carolina…
* Until 700 PM EDT.
* At 559 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 4 miles southeast of Homer to 6 miles northeast of
Lexington, moving northeast at 45 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.
IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.
* Locations impacted include…
Anderson, Clemson, Seneca, Abbeville, Elberton, Hartwell,
Carnesville, Homeland Park, Belton and Central.
Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.
Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee are in the path of these storms. 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.
These storms are also producing extremely heavy rainfall. Flooding of
drainage ditches and low lying areas may occur. Small streams will
rise rapidly. Do not drive through areas where water is flowing over
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 3397 8278 3401 8294 3417 8310 3423 8308
3427 8312 3424 8317 3426 8330 3423 8335
3426 8334 3433 8339 3445 8339 3490 8288
3437 8230 3434 8233 3421 8224 3415 8224
3406 8238 3407 8253 3401 8260 3396 8257
TIME…MOT…LOC 2159Z 233DEG 41KT 3431 8343 3391 8302