Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
124 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

SCC073-077-201800-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150420T1800Z/
OCONEE SC-PICKENS SC-
124 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM EDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN OCONEE AND WEST CENTRAL PICKENS COUNTIES...

AT 124 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WALHALLA...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WALHALLA...SIX MILE...SALEM...LAKE KEOWEE...OCONEE STATE PARK...
DEVILS FORK STATE PARK...JOCASSEE GORGES...LAKE JOCASSEE...KEOWEE
TOXAWAY STATE PARK AND NINE TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE HAIL CAN CAUSE MAJOR PROPERTY DAMAGE...ESPECIALLY TO VEHICLES.
DAMAGING WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN A FEW TREES AND POWER LINES. SEEK
SHELTER INSIDE AN INTERIOR ROOM.

THIS STORM 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.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR WESTERN NORTH
CAROLINA AND CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3472 8314 3485 8319 3502 8297 3505 8293
      3505 8291 3482 8276
TIME...MOT...LOC 1724Z 249DEG 36KT 3482 8308

$$

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