Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ036-037-252315-
DAVIE NC-IREDELL NC-
640 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN IREDELL AND WESTERN DAVIE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

AT 640 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 6 MILES SOUTH OF YADKINVILLE...OR NEAR COURTNEY...
MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOCKSVILLE...COOLEEMEE...HARMONY...SHEFFIELD...TURNERSBURG...FARMINGT
ON AND COOL SPRINGS.

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 3605 8050 3580 8055 3582 8057 3582 8059
      3583 8060 3582 8061 3584 8063 3584 8067
      3586 8067 3586 8069 3584 8071 3588 8087
      3605 8075
TIME...MOT...LOC 2240Z 018DEG 13KT 3604 8064

$$

RWH



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