Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
243 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

NCZ501>504-271915-
Caldwell Mountains NC-Burke Mountains NC-Greater Burke NC-
Greater Caldwell NC-
243 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHWESTERN CALDWELL AND NORTH CENTRAL BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 315 PM
EDT...

At 243 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 12 miles southeast of Newland, or 7 miles north of
Table Rock, moving east at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Lenoir, Gamewell, Cajah`s Mountain, Drexel, Cedar Rock, Lake
Rhodhiss, Edgemont, Collettsville and Patterson.

In addition to intense lightning, 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.

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 3596 8145 3574 8159 3589 8184 3597 8181
      3603 8176
TIME...MOT...LOC 1843Z 290DEG 21KT 3594 8178

$$

CDG



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