Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
533 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

NCZ056-069-302200-
CATAWBA NC-LINCOLN NC-
533 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN
CATAWBA AND CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 533 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF LINCOLNTON...OR 7 MILES
WEST OF MAIDEN...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEWTON...LINCOLNTON...MAIDEN...IRON STATION...BOGER
CITY...DENVER...PROPST... STARTOWN...VALE AND BANDYS.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR 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 3547 8143 3565 8142 3568 8103 3541 8105
TIME...MOT...LOC 2133Z 273DEG 18KT 3556 8134

$$

HG



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