Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
630 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

NCZ057-072-192300-
ROWAN NC-CABARRUS NC-
630 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN ROWAN
AND NORTHEASTERN CABARRUS COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 630 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
SALISBURY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALISBURY...CHINA GROVE...SPENCER...GRANITE QUARRY...ROCKWELL...
FAITH...HIGH ROCK LAKE...GOLD HILL...HIGH ROCK AND HIGH ROCK LAKE.

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.

DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL CAN CAUSE CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO VEHICLES.
CONSIDER MOVING VEHICLES TO A COVERED STORAGE AREA BEFORE THE STORM
ARRIVES.

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8021 3550 8029 3539 8037 3561 8063
      3576 8049 3567 8032 3564 8029 3563 8027
      3559 8021 3555 8021 3552 8019
TIME...MOT...LOC 2230Z 309DEG 21KT 3565 8050

$$

RWH



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