Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
356 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

NCZ053-065-507>510-262030-
BUNCOMBE NC-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS NC-GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-
HENDERSON NC-EASTERN POLK NC-POLK MOUNTAINS NC-
356 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN RUTHERFORD...
SOUTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE...NORTHWESTERN POLK AND NORTHEASTERN HENDERSON
COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 356 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES NORTHEAST OF HENDERSONVILLE...OR NEAR BAT CAVE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKE LURE...CHIMNEY ROCK STATE PARK...BAT CAVE...SHINGLE HOLLOW...
EDNEYVILLE...GERTON AND GREEN HILL.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3556 8225 3555 8220 3552 8216 3553 8212
      3542 8202 3531 8230 3545 8243 3558 8228
TIME...MOT...LOC 1956Z 232DEG 9KT 3543 8230

$$

RWH


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