Laurens, SC

9:45 PM EDT on September 04, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Light Thunderstorms and Rain
Light Thunderstorm Rain
70 °F
Feels Like 70 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 28 mph

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Waning Gibbous, 54% visible
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3000 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.57 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 9.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLUX 050135Z AUTO 11010G24KT 5SM -TSRA SCT017 BKN030 OVC050 21/21 A3008 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS P0042
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3000 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.57 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 9.20 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLUX 050135Z AUTO 11010G24KT 5SM -TSRA SCT017 BKN030 OVC050 21/21 A3008 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS P0042

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 9:43 PM EDT on September 04, 2015

... The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for west central Laurens County
will expire at 945 PM EDT...

the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe
limits... and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property.
Therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds
and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.

Lat... Lon 3442 8226 3443 8226 3444 8228 3445 8228
      3447 8231 3448 8231 3454 8224 3459 8224
      3459 8211 3439 8207 3439 8222
time... Mot... loc 0141z 359deg 9kt 3445 8222


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929 PM EDT Fri Sep 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
south central Laurens County in upstate South Carolina...
east central Greenwood County in upstate South Carolina...

* until 1015 PM EDT

* at 929 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 9 miles south of Laurens... or 5
miles north of Cross Hill... and moving south at 20 mph.

* Locations in the warning include...
Ninety Six... Cross Hill... Waterloo... Ninety Six historic site...
Greenwood State Park... Lake Greenwood... Coronaca... Mountville and
Dyson.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This storm is capable of blowing down scattered trees and power
lines. Brief large hail may also occur. 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.


Lat... Lon 3414 8211 3446 8207 3445 8185 3434 8184
      3432 8186 3430 8190 3424 8191 3421 8194
      3420 8194 3419 8192 3418 8192 3418 8191
      3416 8191 3413 8187
time... Mot... loc 0129z 001deg 18kt 3438 8196


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Special Statement
Statement as of 9:13 PM EDT on September 04, 2015

... Strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern Laurens
County until 1015 PM EDT...

At 913 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 14
miles east of Laurens... or 5 miles east of Clinton... moving south at
10 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Clinton... Joanna and Kinards.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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.


Lat... Lon 3430 8195 3458 8188 3458 8180 3456 8175
      3457 8175 3455 8172 3456 8168 3455 8166
      3452 8165 3446 8170 3444 8173 3437 8178
      3435 8181 3435 8183 3432 8186 3430 8190
time... Mot... loc 0113z 002deg 9kt 3451 8178


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913 PM EDT Fri Sep 4 2015

... Strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern Laurens
County until 1015 PM EDT...

At 913 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 14
miles east of Laurens... or 5 miles east of Clinton... moving south at
10 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Clinton... Joanna and Kinards.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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.


Lat... Lon 3430 8195 3458 8188 3458 8180 3456 8175
      3457 8175 3455 8172 3456 8168 3455 8166
      3452 8165 3446 8170 3444 8173 3437 8178
      3435 8181 3435 8183 3432 8186 3430 8190
time... Mot... loc 0113z 002deg 9kt 3451 8178


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843 PM EDT Fri Sep 4 2015

... Strong thunderstorm will impact portions of east central
Laurens... western Union and southeastern Spartanburg counties until
945 PM EDT...

At 843 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles west of Union... or 7 miles south of Croft State Park... moving
south at 15 mph.

Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Rose Hill State Park... Buffalo... Cross Anchor... Cross Keys...
Sedalia... Pauline and Enoree.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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.


Lat... Lon 3483 8193 3483 8171 3454 8165 3453 8197
time... Mot... loc 0043z 358deg 15kt 3476 8182


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843 PM EDT Fri Sep 4 2015

... Strong thunderstorm will impact portions of east central
Laurens... western Union and southeastern Spartanburg counties until
945 PM EDT...

At 843 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles west of Union... or 7 miles south of Croft State Park... moving
south at 15 mph.

Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Rose Hill State Park... Buffalo... Cross Anchor... Cross Keys...
Sedalia... Pauline and Enoree.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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.


Lat... Lon 3483 8193 3483 8171 3454 8165 3453 8197
time... Mot... loc 0043z 358deg 15kt 3476 8182


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