Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1022 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

NCZ068-070-190245-
Gaston NC-Cleveland NC-
1022 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN CLEVELAND AND
WESTERN GASTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM EDT...

At 1022 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles southwest of Lincolnton, or near Cherryville, moving southwest
at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Shelby, Kings Mountain, Cherryville, Bessemer City, Grover, Patterson
Springs, Waco, Earl, Boiling Springs NC and Crowders Mountain State
Park.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and dime size hail 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.

Dime to nickel size hail can cause considerable damage to vehicles.
Consider moving vehicles to a covered storage area before the storm
arrives.

&&

LAT...LON 3516 8135 3517 8160 3524 8168 3542 8141
      3542 8137 3531 8123
TIME...MOT...LOC 0222Z 043DEG 16KT 3536 8133

$$

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