865  
WUUS52 KGSP 182217  
SVRGSP  
GAC105-147-SCC001-007-182300-  
/O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0304.180818T2217Z-180818T2300Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
617 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL ELBERT COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN GEORGIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN HART COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN GEORGIA...  
SOUTH CENTRAL ANDERSON COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHWESTERN ABBEVILLE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 700 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 617 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTHWEST  
OF ELBERTON, MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ELBERTON, CALHOUN FALLS, IVA, BOWMAN, LAKE SECESSION, LOWNDESVILLE,  
RUSSELL STATE PARK, MIDDLETON, LAKE RUSSELL AND ANTREVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED  
AREA. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN INTERIOR ROOM.  
 
THIS STORM IS 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  
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 3409 8301 3424 8304 3437 8253 3408 8249  
3407 8250  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 260DEG 29KT 3417 8293  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
ARK  
 
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