• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    SCZ008-009-162300- York SC-Cherokee SC- 626 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN YORK AND NORTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT... At 625 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11 miles west of York, or near Smyrna, moving northeast at 25 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Sharon, Hickory Grove, Smyrna, Kings Mountain State Park, Blacksburg, Clover, Kings Creek, Bethany and Cherokee Falls. Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail 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. Flooding of low-lying areas may develop as well. && LAT...LON 3493 8136 3500 8156 3517 8150 3516 8120 TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 202DEG 23KT 3504 8143 $$

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