Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
431 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

NCZ036-056-069-232100-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-LINCOLN NC-
431 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
CATAWBA...WEST CENTRAL IREDELL AND NORTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL
500 PM EDT...

AT 430 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL NEAR NEWTON...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY...NEWTON...LINCOLNTON...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...MAIDEN...
CLAREMONT...CATAWBA...BOGER CITY AND LOOKOUT SHOALS LAKE.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3578 8095 3543 8102 3555 8148 3578 8135
TIME...MOT...LOC 2030Z 279DEG 14KT 3569 8124

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