Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
355 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

NCZ033-501-503-122045-
AVERY-BURKE MOUNTAINS-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
355 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN BURKE...
NORTHWESTERN CALDWELL AND AVERY COUNTIES THROUGH 445 PM EDT...

AT 352 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LINVILLE...OR NEAR NEWLAND...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR...
  JONAS RIDGE...
  GLOBE...

SMALL HAIL...WIND GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A SHORT
PERIOD OF TIME WILL BE POSSIBLE.

HEAVY RAINS 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.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

LAT...LON 3616 8182 3612 8181 3612 8175 3598 8159
      3584 8184 3610 8204 3620 8188 3620 8185

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