Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
520 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ033-272200-
AVERY NC-
520 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A SERIES OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN AVERY COUNTY UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 517 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A SERIES OF THUNDERSTORMS
WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL NEAR BEECH MOUNTAIN...OR OVER BANNER
ELK...DRIFTING SLOWLY EAST BUT BACKBUILDING WEST OF BANNER
ELK.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BANNER ELK...BEECH MOUNTAIN IN AVERY COUNTY...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...SEVEN
DEVILS...GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN AND GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN STATE PARK.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE
IN THESE AREAS. STREET FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3621 8190 3619 8188 3619 8186 3616 8183
      3611 8181 3610 8179 3611 8197 3621 8197
      3623 8191
TIME...MOT...LOC 2117Z 258DEG 12KT 3618 8188

$$

HG



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