Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
318 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ035-036-031945-
IREDELL NC-ALEXANDER NC-
318 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IREDELL AND
SOUTHEASTERN ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

AT 318 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES EAST OF TAYLORSVILLE...OR NEAR STONY POINT...MOVING EAST AT 30
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
STATESVILLE...STONY POINT...HARMONY...TURNERSBURG...OLIN...COOL SPRINGS...
SCOTTS AND HIDDENITE.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3595 8070 3585 8071 3570 8076 3581 8112
      3599 8107
TIME...MOT...LOC 1918Z 284DEG 27KT 3589 8101

$$

TDP



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