Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
303 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ056-068>070-211930-
CLEVELAND NC-CATAWBA NC-GASTON NC-LINCOLN NC-
303 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
CATAWBA...NORTHWESTERN GASTON...NORTH CENTRAL CLEVELAND AND LINCOLN
COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

AT 303 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 13
MILES WEST OF LINCOLNTON...OR 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF BELWOOD...MOVING
EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LINCOLNTON...CHERRYVILLE...MAIDEN...BELWOOD...HIGH
SHOALS...FALLSTON... BOGER CITY...VALE...COOKSVILLE AND CROUSE.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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 3557 8113 3532 8123 3546 8159 3557 8155
      3557 8153 3561 8151 3562 8149
TIME...MOT...LOC 1903Z 288DEG 18KT 3553 8147

$$

HG


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