Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ036-057-071-072-232200-
CABARRUS NC-ROWAN NC-IREDELL NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
533 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN MECKLENBURG...SOUTHWESTERN ROWAN...CABARRUS AND SOUTHEASTERN
IREDELL COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 532 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL NEAR HUNTERSVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EAST CONCORD...HUNTERSVILLE...KANNAPOLIS...CORNELIUS...DAVIDSON...
HARRISBURG...ENOCHVILLE...CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY...REEDY CREEK PARK
AND CODDLE CREEK RESERVOIR.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL MAY FLOOD AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE...SUCH AS
DITCHES AND UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

LAKE NORMAN IS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS. MOVE TO
SHORE IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3520 8060 3535 8096 3536 8092 3537 8095
      3538 8096 3536 8097 3537 8099 3538 8098
      3539 8095 3543 8096 3546 8095 3557 8090
      3551 8043
TIME...MOT...LOC 2132Z 289DEG 27KT 3546 8085

$$

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