Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ036-057-071-072-022115-
CABARRUS NC-ROWAN NC-IREDELL NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
440 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
MECKLENBURG...SOUTHWESTERN ROWAN...NORTHWESTERN CABARRUS AND
SOUTHEASTERN IREDELL COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

AT 440 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 4
MILES WEST OF HUNTERSVILLE...OR NEAR CORNELIUS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HUNTERSVILLE...KANNAPOLIS...DOWNTOWN CONCORD...CORNELIUS...MOORESVILLE...
DAVIDSON...LANDIS...ENOCHVILLE...CODDLE CREEK RESERVOIR AND WEST
CONCORD.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3532 8094 3535 8096 3536 8092 3538 8096
      3537 8097 3538 8098 3539 8095 3543 8096
      3545 8094 3547 8095 3549 8095 3550 8096
      3553 8096 3553 8094 3568 8068 3544 8053
TIME...MOT...LOC 2040Z 243DEG 22KT 3544 8091

$$

TDP



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