Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
618 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

NCZ071-SCZ009-014-302245-
MECKLENBURG NC-CHESTER SC-YORK SC-
618 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG...CENTRAL YORK AND NORTH CENTRAL CHESTER
COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 617 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 9 MILES SOUTH OF YORK...OR NEAR MCCONNELLS...
MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...YORK...TEGA CAY...CLOVER...NEWPORT...TOWN OF LAKE WYLIE...
SHARON...MCCONNELLS...LOWRYS AND CAROWINDS.

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

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.

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 3477 8116 3479 8137 3516 8133 3509 8091
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 188DEG 16KT 3486 8125

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