Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ057-282330-
ROWAN NC-
642 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHEASTERN ROWAN COUNTY UNTIL 730 PM EDT...

AT 642 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 11 MILES SOUTH OF SALISBURY...OR NEAR ROCKWELL...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GRANITE QUARRY...ROCKWELL...FAITH...HIGH ROCK LAKE...HIGH ROCK AND
GOLD HILL.

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.

&&

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

LAT...LON 3550 8020 3550 8052 3553 8055 3572 8034
      3571 8032 3568 8033 3567 8031 3563 8029
      3563 8027 3559 8021 3555 8021 3554 8020
      3551 8019
TIME...MOT...LOC 2242Z 229DEG 15KT 3552 8041

$$

CDG



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