Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
557 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ036-056-069-071-212230-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-MECKLENBURG NC-LINCOLN NC-
557 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
MECKLENBURG...SOUTHEASTERN CATAWBA...SOUTHEASTERN IREDELL AND
NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 556 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 13
MILES SOUTHEAST OF NEWTON...OR NEAR LAKE NORMAN...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HUNTERSVILLE...CORNELIUS...MOORESVILLE...DAVIDSON...WESTPORT...LAKE
NORMAN...LAKE NORMAN STATE PARK...DENVER...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE AND
SHERRILLS FORD.

HALF INCH 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3551 8078 3549 8079 3542 8075 3540 8077
      3539 8075 3531 8082 3556 8113 3570 8100
      3558 8075 3551 8074
TIME...MOT...LOC 2156Z 307DEG 22KT 3559 8100

$$

HG



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