Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
426 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ082-022100-
UNION NC-
426 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN UNION
COUNTY UNTIL 500 PM EDT...

AT 426 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES SOUTH OF MONROE...OR 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MINERAL SPRINGS...
MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...WINGATE...MARSHVILLE...MINERAL SPRINGS...STURDIVANTS AND
TRINITY.

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3483 8032 3481 8039 3482 8066 3492 8071
      3511 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 2026Z 247DEG 26KT 3487 8059

$$

TDP



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