Pickens County, South Carolina
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
SCC007-077-202245-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0275.000000T0000Z-140820T2245Z/
ANDERSON SC-PICKENS SC-
630 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL
PICKENS AND NORTHERN ANDERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 627 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH A
HISTORY OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CENTRAL...OR NEAR CLEMSON...
MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR...
PENDLETON.
SANDY SPRINGS AND I-85 AT CLEMSON BOULEVARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM IS ALSO PRODUCING EXTREMELY HEAVY RAINFALL.
FLOODING OF DRAINAGE DITCHES AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY OCCUR. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER IS FLOWING OVER THE ROAD.

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 3477 8283 3486 8265 3459 8243 3449 8276
TIME...MOT...LOC 2230Z 341DEG 18KT 3467 8275

$$

Special Weather Statement
NCZ064-065-SCZ002-003-005-006-202300-
GREATER GREENVILLE-GREATER PICKENS-GREENVILLE
MOUNTAINS-HENDERSON-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-TRANSYLVANIA-
619 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN PICKENS...
NORTHWESTERN GREENVILLE...EAST CENTRAL TRANSYLVANIA AND SOUTH CENTRAL
HENDERSON COUNTIES THROUGH 700 PM EDT...

AT 618 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR DUPONT STATE FOREST...OR 6 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF BREVARD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR...
JONES GAP STATE PARK...
HIGHWAY 25 AT HIGHWAY 11...
MARIETTA...

SMALL HAIL...WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

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
SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

LAT...LON 3506 8231 3487 8260 3520 8279 3531 8261

$$

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