Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1144 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ056-069-504-030415-
GREATER BURKE NC-CATAWBA NC-LINCOLN NC-
1144 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEASTERN BURKE...SOUTHERN CATAWBA AND LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 1215
AM EDT...

AT 1143 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HICKORY...OR 7 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF MOUNTAIN VIEW...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEWTON...LINCOLNTON...MAIDEN...BOGER CITY...DENVER...MOUNTAIN VIEW...IRON
STATION...WESTPORT...LAKE NORMAN AND LOWESVILLE.

PEA SIZE 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...

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 MAY ALSO RISE RAPIDLY. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

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 3542 8100 3549 8150 3552 8151 3555 8151
      3556 8153 3568 8152 3569 8098
TIME...MOT...LOC 0343Z 274DEG 22KT 3559 8145

$$

TDP



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