Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
320 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

NCZ051-058-240815-
SWAIN NC-GRAHAM NC-
320 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT SWAIN AND
GRAHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 415 AM EDT...

AT 320 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 8 MILES NORTH OF ROBBINSVILLE...OR NEAR FONTANA
VILLAGE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... BRYSON
CITY...ROBBINSVILLE...TOWN OF SANTEETLAH...FONTANA LAKE...SMOKY
MOUNTAINS-DEEP CREEK...LAKE SANTEETLAH...SMOKY MOUNTAINS-FONTANA
AREA... SMOKY MOUNTAINS-TWENTYMILE CREEK...FONTANA VILLAGE AND
CHEROKEE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO
40 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3537 8401 3541 8402 3552 8388 3553 8382
      3556 8377 3557 8362 3547 8331 3547 8334
      3543 8336 3533 8334 3533 8343 3530 8346
      3528 8367 3525 8370 3524 8375 3525 8385
      3522 8396 3523 8400 3529 8403 3535 8404
TIME...MOT...LOC 0720Z 297DEG 18KT 3544 8378

$$

CDG



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