Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
525 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

NCZ035-036-056-282200-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-ALEXANDER NC-
525 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL CATAWBA...
WEST CENTRAL IREDELL AND SOUTHERN ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM
EDT...

AT 525 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 4
MILES NORTH OF NEWTON...OR NEAR CONOVER...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEWTON...HICKORY...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...STONY POINT...CLAREMONT...
CATAWBA...LOOKOUT SHOALS LAKE...LAKE NORMAN STATE PARK AND BETHLEHEM.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3561 8128 3580 8133 3591 8097 3565 8089
TIME...MOT...LOC 2125Z 256DEG 17KT 3573 8122

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