287  
WUUS52 KILM 171842  
SVRILM  
SCC031-041-171915-  
/O.NEW.KILM.SV.W.0062.200917T1842Z-200917T1915Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
242 PM EDT THU SEP 17 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN FLORENCE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTH CENTRAL DARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 242 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SARDIS, OR 14  
MILES SOUTHWEST OF FLORENCE, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
FLORENCE, TIMMONSVILLE, SARDIS, CARTERSVILLE, CAROLINAS HOSPITAL  
SYSTEM, CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM - CEDAR TOWER AND MCLEOD REGIONAL  
MEDICAL CENTER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN  
SOUTH CAROLINA.  
 
REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY  
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE  
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3428 7987 3413 7967 3399 7990 3401 7991  
3401 7993 3402 7993 3402 7996 3404 7999  
3406 8001 3406 8002 3408 8003 3408 8005  
3409 8007  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1842Z 222DEG 27KT 3404 7998  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
VAO  
 
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