Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
549 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

NCZ072-282230-
CABARRUS NC-
549 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT CABARRUS
COUNTY UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 549 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 9 MILES SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN CONCORD...OR NEAR
HARRISBURG...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DOWNTOWN CONCORD...HARRISBURG...MT PLEASANT...CHARLOTTE MOTOR
SPEEDWAY...WEST CONCORD AND FINGER.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3529 8043 3521 8055 3527 8067 3534 8069
      3550 8053 3550 8049 3541 8035
TIME...MOT...LOC 2149Z 228DEG 39KT 3527 8066

$$

CDG


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