Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
825 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

NCZ053-230100-
BUNCOMBE NC-
825 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL BUNCOMBE COUNTY UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 825 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL NEAR DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE...OR OVER EAST
ASHEVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE...BLACK MOUNTAIN...SWANNANOA...FAIRVIEW IN
BUNCOMBE COUNTY...BILTMORE FOREST...AND WARREN WILSON COLLEGE.

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.

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 3556 8265 3571 8252 3564 8228 3546 8246
TIME...MOT...LOC 0025Z 304DEG 14KT 3560 8251

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