Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
915 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

NCZ063-064-190200-
SOUTHERN JACKSON NC-TRANSYLVANIA NC-
915 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON
AND TRANSYLVANIA COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 914 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 14
MILES SOUTHWEST OF BREVARD...OR OVER GORGES STATE PARK...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BREVARD...ROSMAN...DUPONT STATE FOREST...LAKE TOXAWAY...LOOKING
GLASS...GORGES STATE PARK...CEDAR MOUNTAIN...PENROSE...BALSAM GROVE
AND CONNESTEE.

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3521 8310 3531 8290 3532 8283 3535 8281
      3539 8271 3530 8262 3517 8259 3514 8258
      3514 8261 3513 8263 3513 8268 3510 8270
      3509 8273 3507 8275 3507 8278 3509 8279
      3503 8300
TIME...MOT...LOC 0114Z 242DEG 29KT 3510 8293

$$

RWH



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