Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
629 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

NCZ036-057-232300-
ROWAN NC-IREDELL NC-
629 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT WEST
CENTRAL ROWAN AND SOUTHEASTERN IREDELL COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 629 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 11 MILES SOUTH OF STATESVILLE...OR NEAR
MOORESVILLE...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
STATESVILLE...MOORESVILLE...TROUTMAN...LAKE NORMAN STATE PARK...LAKE
NORMAN...DOOLIE AND MOUNT ULLA.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH 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 3554 8086 3561 8094 3562 8092 3564 8095
      3567 8097 3571 8101 3581 8080 3562 8071
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 146DEG 11KT 3563 8081

$$

CDG



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