Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
415 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

NCZ048-052-053-302100-
BUNCOMBE NC-HAYWOOD NC-MADISON NC-
415 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF MADISON...
FAR NORTHWESTERN BUNCOMBE AND NORTHERN HAYWOOD COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM
EDT...

AT 414 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES WEST OF MARSHALL
TO 15 MILES EAST OF GATLINBURG...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARSHALL...MARS HILL...HOT SPRINGS...SMOKY MOUNTAINS...BIG CREEK...
SMOKY MOUNTAINS...CATALOOCHEE...SMOKY MOUNTAINS...BALSAM MOUNTAIN...
MAX PATCH...SPRING CREEK...WOLF RIDGE AND WALNUT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS WILL
CAUSE SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES TO FALL. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN
INTERIOR ROOM.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE
STORMS APPROACH.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3603 8259 3597 8261 3598 8251 3591 8249
      3586 8242 3581 8241 3577 8260 3562 8286
      3565 8320 3567 8318 3570 8325 3573 8324
      3579 8308 3578 8299 3588 8290 3593 8292
      3595 8287 3593 8281 3600 8278 3606 8264
TIME...MOT...LOC 2014Z 255DEG 24KT 3584 8288 3570 8323

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