Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
932 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

NCZ052-053-059-062>065-507-508-210230-
BUNCOMBE-GREATER RUTHERFORD-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-MACON-NORTHERN
JACKSON-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
932 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT JACKSON...WEST CENTRAL
RUTHERFORD...TRANSYLVANIA...MACON...HENDERSON...SOUTHEASTERN HAYWOOD
AND BUNCOMBE COUNTIES THROUGH 1030 PM EDT...

AT 930 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
BUSICK TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NANTAHALA LAKE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
15 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR...
  FRANKLIN...
  CRUSO...
  I-40 AT HIGHWAY 74...
  MOUNT PISGAH...
  BLACK BALSAM AREA...
  GRAVEYARD FIELDS...

SMALL HAIL...WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ARE
EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

PLEASE REPORT DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL...OR FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...
800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET
IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND
SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

LAT...LON 3577 8240 3567 8228 3559 8229 3552 8215
      3553 8211 3546 8202 3540 8214 3540 8225
      3531 8231 3507 8278 3508 8277 3500 8311
      3499 8353 3513 8366 3516 8365

$$

CDG





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