Tornado Watch and Special Weather Statement

Tornado Watch Issued January 12 At 4:37pm Est Until January 12 At 10:00pm Est By Nws Storm Prediction Center

Tornado Watch 23 Is In Effect Until 1000 Pm Est For The Following Locations Sc . South Carolina Counties Included Are Abbeville Aiken Anderson Barnwell Cherokee Chester Edgefield Fairfield Greenville Greenwood Kershaw Lancaster Laurens Lexington Mccormick Newberry Oconee Pickens Richland Saluda Spartanburg Union York

Special Weather Statement Issued January 12 At 4:32pm Est By Nws Greenville-Spartanburg

…A Strong Thunderstorm Will Impact Portions Of North Central Greenville, Pickens And East Central Oconee Counties Through 500 Pm Est…

At 432 Pm Est, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm 8 Miles North Of Clemson, Or Over Six Mile, Moving Northeast At 55 Mph.

Hazard…Wind Gusts Up To 40 Mph And Half Inch Hail.

Source…Radar Indicated.

Impact…Gusty Winds Could Knock Down Tree Limbs And Blow Around Unsecured Objects. Minor Damage To Outdoor Objects Is Possible.

Locations Impacted Include…

Greenville Downtown, Easley, Pickens, Clemson, West Greenville, Berea, Welcome, Travelers Rest, Central And Liberty.

Max Hail Size…0.50 In Max Wind Gust…40 Mph