Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1119 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ036-037-020345-
DAVIE NC-IREDELL NC-
1119 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN IREDELL AND DAVIE COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 PM EDT...

AT 1119 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF YADKINVILLE...OR NEAR
HARMONY...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOCKSVILLE...BERMUDA RUN...HARMONY...TURNERSBURG...OLIN...ADVANCE...
FARMINGTON...FORK CHURCH AND SHEFFIELD.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES THAT ARE DEAD...OR THAT HAVE WEAKENED
ROOT SYSTEMS. OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND SIMILAR ITEMS CAN BE TOSSED
AROUND IF NOT ANCHORED. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS.

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 3589 8040 3588 8042 3587 8039 3586 8039
      3590 8084 3605 8085 3604 8049 3606 8046
      3603 8044 3600 8041 3599 8042 3596 8038
      3589 8037
TIME...MOT...LOC 0319Z 269DEG 29KT 3600 8076

$$

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