Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
727 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

NCZ501-502-260000-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-
727 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT EASTERN
CALDWELL COUNTY UNTIL 800 PM EDT...

AT 727 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF LENOIR...OR 4 MILES NORTHEAST
OF CEDAR ROCK...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LENOIR...SAWMILLS...HUDSON...CAJAH`S MOUNTAIN...CEDAR
ROCK...PATTERSON AND KINGS CREEK.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

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 3609 8147 3609 8145 3607 8144 3607 8141
      3605 8139 3604 8139 3604 8137 3602 8134
      3599 8133 3592 8134 3589 8134 3578 8150
      3600 8167 3610 8149
TIME...MOT...LOC 2327Z 057DEG 10KT 3599 8140

$$

RWH



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