Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
259 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NCZ033-501>504-506-181930-
Caldwell Mountains NC-Burke Mountains NC-Greater Burke NC-
Greater Caldwell NC-Eastern McDowell NC-Avery NC-
259 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT CALDWELL...SOUTHEASTERN AVERY AND
NORTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

At 259 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 6 miles southwest of Blowing Rock to 9 miles
northeast of Marion, and moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Lenoir, Morganton, Gamewell, Drexel, Blowing Rock In Caldwell County,
Glen Alpine, Lake James State Park, Table Rock, Lake James and
Cajah`s Mountain.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible in these areas.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 8155 3610 8152 3610 8150 3609 8147
      3609 8145 3607 8144 3608 8142 3607 8142
      3571 8163 3572 8197 3577 8194 3578 8194
      3611 8175 3612 8169
TIME...MOT...LOC 1859Z 258DEG 18KT 3605 8175 3579 8190

$$

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