Weather Alerts for Greater Pickens

Issued by the National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
GREATER PICKENS

Areas Affected:
Greater Pickens - Pickens Mountains
Effective: Thu, 6/4 11:24am Updated: Thu, 6/4 7:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/4 7:15pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN GREENVILLE AND
NORTHEASTERN PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT...
At 650 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles northwest of Greenville Downtown, or near Berea, moving
northeast at 15 mph.
Locations to be impacted include...
Berea, Travelers Rest, Slater-Marietta, Paris Mountain State Park,
Pleasant Ridge State Park, Furman University, Tigerville, Lake
Robinson, Cherrydale Point and West Greenville.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph and nickel size hail will be possible in
these areas.

Information:
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.
This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and tv
stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.