Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
728 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ072-220000-
CABARRUS NC-
728 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL CABARRUS
COUNTY UNTIL 800 PM EDT...

AT 728 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES SOUTHEAST OF DOWNTOWN CONCORD...OR 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MT
PLEASANT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DOWNTOWN CONCORD AND MT PLEASANT.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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 3523 8048 3531 8062 3547 8052 3542 8035
TIME...MOT...LOC 2328Z 297DEG 17KT 3536 8050

$$

HG



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