Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
505 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

NCZ033-049-050-272200-
AVERY-MITCHELL-YANCEY-
505 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POISED TO MAKE A RUN AT THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AFTER 6 PM EDT...

AS OF 500 PM EDT...A CLUSTER OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER EXTREME
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WAS INDICATED ON RADAR MOVING RAPIDLY SOUTHEAST
AT 55 MPH TOWARD EXTREME NORTHEAST TENNESSEE. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
MAY REACH THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA AFTER 6
PM...ESPECIALLY NEAR AVERY COUNTY. THESE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE A
HISTORY OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND WIND DAMAGE OVER SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY.

IT IS QUITE POSSIBLE THAT A TORNADO WATCH WILL BE ISSUED SOON FOR
NORTHERN MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS. EVEN IF THIS INITIAL ROUND OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEAKENS...ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING TO THE
WEST ALONG AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL LIKELY ARRIVE LATER THIS
EVENING. RESIDENTS AND TRAVELERS ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
NORTH CAROLINA SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER THIS EVENING. MAKE
SURE YOU HAVE ACCESS TO A STURDY SHELTER IN CASE ANY SEVERE WEATHER
WARNINGS ARE NEEDED FOR YOUR LOCATION.

LAT...LON 3628 8189 3621 8190 3619 8184 3611 8180
      3607 8173 3602 8176 3597 8184 3600 8190
      3589 8198 3583 8213 3574 8219 3570 8227
      3600 8248 3610 8239 3614 8225 3617 8222
      3615 8215 3611 8212 3613 8204 3629 8192

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HG




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