Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
607 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

NCZ071-082-SCZ009-152230-
Union NC-Mecklenburg NC-York SC-
607 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN
MECKLENBURG...NORTHWESTERN UNION AND NORTHEASTERN YORK COUNTIES UNTIL
630 PM EDT...

At 607 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms with
intense lightning along a line extending from 10 miles east of Uptown
Charlotte to 11 miles southeast of Gastonia, and moving southeast at
25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Rock Hill, Monroe, South Charlotte, Southwest Charlotte, East
Charlotte, Matthews, Mint Hill, Indian Trail, Weddington and Fort
Mill.

In addition to intense lightning, wind gusts up to 45 mph, pea size
hail and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches per hour 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 these storms. 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 storms approach.

&&

LAT...LON 3495 8080 3508 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091
      3499 8089 3494 8087 3491 8103 3514 8113
      3515 8107 3515 8102 3516 8100 3524 8060
      3523 8058 3501 8047
TIME...MOT...LOC 2207Z 302DEG 20KT 3518 8067 3511 8106

$$

JMP



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