Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
937 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

NCZ033-501>506-508-031515-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-GREATER BURKE NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-AVERY NC-
GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-BURKE MOUNTAINS NC-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS NC-
EASTERN MCDOWELL NC-
937 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CALDWELL...
BURKE...NORTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD...SOUTHEASTERN AVERY AND MCDOWELL
COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 AM EST...

AT 937 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A LINE OF
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES EAST OF
NEWLAND TO 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF RUTHERFORDTON...AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 110 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LENOIR...MORGANTON...MARION...SAWMILLS...GRANITE FALLS...VALDESE...
GAMEWELL...HUDSON...ICARD AND CAJAH`S MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS WILL
CAUSE SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES TO FALL. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN
INTERIOR ROOM.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3615 8182 3611 8181 3612 8169 3612 8155
      3610 8152 3607 8141 3604 8139 3602 8134
      3600 8133 3577 8135 3557 8153 3556 8166
      3558 8169 3556 8169 3553 8217 3588 8201
      3589 8198 3592 8199 3615 8189
TIME...MOT...LOC 1437Z 220DEG 97KT 3607 8184 3541 8207

$$

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