Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
659 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ071-072-042345-
CABARRUS NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
659 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
MECKLENBURG AND SOUTHWESTERN CABARRUS COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 659 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES SOUTHWEST OF EAST CONCORD...OR NEAR HARRISBURG...MOVING
SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MINT HILL...HARRISBURG...CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY...REEDY CREEK
PARK...HIDDEN VALLEY...EAST CHARLOTTE...UNC CHARLOTTE...WEST
CONCORD...THE PLAZA AND NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE.

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 AND RIVERS 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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3540 8065 3533 8054 3514 8068 3528 8086
TIME...MOT...LOC 2259Z 039DEG 10KT 3533 8063

$$

CDG


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