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GA WFO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 3:05 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-12 15:05:22-05

WFO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC

300 PM EST TUE FEB 12 2019

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT ELBERT...SOUTHEASTERN

HART...ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM

EST...

At 300 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster

of thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles south of

Hartwell to 5 miles southwest of Elberton, and moving east at 60 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...

Abbeville, Elberton, Ware Shoals, Calhoun Falls, Due West, Lake

Secession, Donalds, Hodges, Lowndesville and Russell State Park.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches

per hour 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 3399 8265 3397 8278 3398 8286 3401 8294

3409 8302 3425 8302 3433 8279 3427 8275

3421 8274 3448 8233 3439 8223 3418 8224

3397 8231 3406 8233 3406 8244 3408 8248

3407 8253 3401 8260 3396 8257

TIME...MOT...LOC 2000Z 248DEG 52KT 3421 8293 3404 8293

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT ELBERT...SOUTHEASTERN

HART...ABBEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN GREENWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM

EST...

At 300 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster

of thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles south of

Hartwell to 5 miles southwest of Elberton, and moving east at 60 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...

Abbeville, Elberton, Ware Shoals, Calhoun Falls, Due West, Lake

Secession, Donalds, Hodges, Lowndesville and Russell State Park.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches

per hour 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 3399 8265 3397 8278 3398 8286 3401 8294

3409 8302 3425 8302 3433 8279 3427 8275

3421 8274 3448 8233 3439 8223 3418 8224

3397 8231 3406 8233 3406 8244 3408 8248

3407 8253 3401 8260 3396 8257

TIME...MOT...LOC 2000Z 248DEG 52KT 3421 8293 3404 8293

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the Central Savannah

River Area through 530 pm...

...Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 256 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from northeast of

Atlanta to west of Warner Robbins. The storms were moving east at 40

to 45 mph. These storms may intensify as they move toward the

Central Savannah River Area.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond should move to shore and seek shelter.

Strong, erratic wind gusts and lightning are possible. If you can

hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

These storms may intensify. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, local radio

and television stations for additional information and possible

warnings from the National Weather Service.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 166 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 15.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3323 8223 3336 8255 3360 8265

3365 8249 3398 8265 3396 8257 3407 8253

3406 8233 3397 8230 3397 8193 3315 8156

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 284DEG 34KT 3401 8317 3343 8350 3298 8378 3254

8407

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the Central Savannah

River Area through 530 pm...

...Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 256 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from northeast of

Atlanta to west of Warner Robbins. The storms were moving east at 40

to 45 mph. These storms may intensify as they move toward the

Central Savannah River Area.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond should move to shore and seek shelter.

Strong, erratic wind gusts and lightning are possible. If you can

hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

These storms may intensify. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, local radio

and television stations for additional information and possible

warnings from the National Weather Service.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 166 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 15.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3323 8223 3336 8255 3360 8265

3365 8249 3398 8265 3396 8257 3407 8253

3406 8233 3397 8230 3397 8193 3315 8156

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 284DEG 34KT 3401 8317 3343 8350 3298 8378 3254

8407

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the Central Savannah

River Area through 530 pm...

...Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 256 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from northeast of

Atlanta to west of Warner Robbins. The storms were moving east at 40

to 45 mph. These storms may intensify as they move toward the

Central Savannah River Area.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond should move to shore and seek shelter.

Strong, erratic wind gusts and lightning are possible. If you can

hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

These storms may intensify. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, local radio

and television stations for additional information and possible

warnings from the National Weather Service.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 166 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 15.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3323 8223 3336 8255 3360 8265

3365 8249 3398 8265 3396 8257 3407 8253

3406 8233 3397 8230 3397 8193 3315 8156

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 284DEG 34KT 3401 8317 3343 8350 3298 8378 3254

8407

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the Central Savannah

River Area through 530 pm...

...Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 256 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from northeast of

Atlanta to west of Warner Robbins. The storms were moving east at 40

to 45 mph. These storms may intensify as they move toward the

Central Savannah River Area.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond should move to shore and seek shelter.

Strong, erratic wind gusts and lightning are possible. If you can

hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

These storms may intensify. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, local radio

and television stations for additional information and possible

warnings from the National Weather Service.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 166 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 15.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3323 8223 3336 8255 3360 8265

3365 8249 3398 8265 3396 8257 3407 8253

3406 8233 3397 8230 3397 8193 3315 8156

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 284DEG 34KT 3401 8317 3343 8350 3298 8378 3254

8407

...Strong Thunderstorms Will Impact Portions of the Central Savannah

River Area through 530 pm...

...Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond Should Seek Safe Harbor...

At 256 PM EST...National Weather Service doppler radar indicated

strong thunderstorms along a line extending from northeast of

Atlanta to west of Warner Robbins. The storms were moving east at 40

to 45 mph. These storms may intensify as they move toward the

Central Savannah River Area.

HAZARD...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph.

IMPACT...expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of

light, unsecured objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Strom Thurmond should move to shore and seek shelter.

Strong, erratic wind gusts and lightning are possible. If you can

hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

These storms may intensify. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, local radio

and television stations for additional information and possible

warnings from the National Weather Service.

This includes the following highways...

Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 166 and 201.

Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 0 and 15.

Interstate 26 Interstate 520 in Georgia between mile markers 1 and

15.

Interstate 520 in South Carolina between mile markers 16 and 23.

LAT...LON 3283 8231 3323 8223 3336 8255 3360 8265

3365 8249 3398 8265 3396 8257 3407 8253

3406 8233 3397 8230 3397 8193 3315 8156

3310 8162 3304 8156 3305 8154 3304 8154

3291 8176 3295 8186 3292 8208 3281 8215

TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 284DEG 34KT 3401 8317 3343 8350 3298 8378 3254

8407

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