Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

NCZ036-037-057-290000-
DAVIE NC-ROWAN NC-IREDELL NC-
700 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
ROWAN...NORTHERN IREDELL AND DAVIE COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM EDT...

AT 700 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 3 MILES NORTH OF
MOCKSVILLE TO 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF STATESVILLE. THESE STORMS WERE
NEARLY STATIONARY.

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL
RATES OF UP TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOCKSVILLE...STATESVILLE...BERMUDA RUN...COOLEEMEE...HARMONY...LOVE
VALLEY...STONY POINT...ADVANCE...FARMINGTON AND SHEFFIELD.

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.

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 THESE STORMS. 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
STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3589 8040 3588 8042 3586 8039 3583 8047
      3584 8048 3583 8048 3579 8061 3582 8103
      3587 8104 3596 8100 3599 8100 3604 8085
      3605 8063 3604 8049 3606 8046 3601 8042
      3599 8042 3595 8037 3589 8037
TIME...MOT...LOC 2300Z 306DEG 4KT 3594 8054 3589 8078 3590 8097

$$

RWH



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