Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
846 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ048-053-280115-
BUNCOMBE NC-MADISON NC-
846 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN MADISON AND
NORTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

AT 845 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES EAST OF MARSHALL...OR NEAR MARS HILL...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...NORTH ASHEVILLE...WOODFIN...
WEAVERVILLE...MARS HILL...AND BARNARDSVILLE.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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.

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. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

&&

LAT...LON 3583 8242 3582 8241 3582 8238 3581 8235
      3580 8234 3578 8234 3574 8233 3556 8255
      3572 8269 3588 8259
TIME...MOT...LOC 0045Z 298DEG 12KT 3577 8256

$$

HG


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