Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1244 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

NCZ048-281715-
MADISON NC-
1244 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT CENTRAL
MADISON COUNTY UNTIL 115 PM EDT...

AT 1244 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING 9 MILES NORTH OF MARSHALL...OR 7 MILES EAST OF
HOT SPRINGS...MOVING WEST AT 5 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOT SPRINGS...ALLENSTAND...WALNUT AND SPRING CREEK.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO
PRODUCE DEEP STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS AND RAPID STREAM
RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...TRY TO
GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE. OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM
OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. WHEN INDOORS...
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID USING WIRED ELECTRONIC
DEVICES. DO NOT TAKE A SHOWER OR BATH. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3602 8264 3585 8259 3576 8283 3595 8288
      3595 8285 3592 8282 3593 8280 3594 8281
      3597 8278 3599 8279 3600 8277 3600 8276
      3602 8273
TIME...MOT...LOC 1644Z 077DEG 5KT 3593 8271

$$

HG



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