Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1110 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ068>070-508-030400-
CLEVELAND NC-GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-GASTON NC-LINCOLN NC-
1110 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN
RUTHERFORD...NORTHWESTERN GASTON...CENTRAL CLEVELAND AND WESTERN
LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT...

AT 1109 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 14
MILES NORTHEAST OF FOREST CITY...OR 6 MILES WEST OF CASAR...MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LINCOLNTON...CHERRYVILLE...BELWOOD...LAWNDALE...FALLSTON...POLKVILLE...
WACO...CASAR...KINGSTOWN AND VALE.

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 3560 8174 3561 8172 3558 8170 3558 8169
      3557 8168 3556 8166 3557 8160 3556 8157
      3557 8152 3551 8123 3526 8135 3545 8184
      3559 8178 3561 8175
TIME...MOT...LOC 0309Z 289DEG 22KT 3551 8173

$$

TDP



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