Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ037-212200-
DAVIE NC-
523 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF DAVIE COUNTY UNTIL
600 PM EDT...

AT 522 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES SOUTH OF YADKINVILLE...OR NEAR COURTNEY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOCKSVILLE...BERMUDA RUN...FORK CHURCH...SHEFFIELD...ADVANCE AND
FARMINGTON.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

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 MAY ALSO RISE RAPIDLY. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

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 3588 8042 3586 8039 3584 8039 3585 8042
      3583 8043 3583 8046 3584 8048 3581 8047
      3579 8048 3577 8045 3575 8046 3597 8070
      3605 8069 3604 8049 3606 8046 3601 8042
      3599 8042 3596 8038 3589 8037
TIME...MOT...LOC 2122Z 314DEG 23KT 3604 8062

$$

HG


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