Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
537 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ033-501-012215-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-AVERY NC-
537 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
CALDWELL AND AVERY COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

AT 537 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
NEWLAND...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEWLAND...BLOWING ROCK IN CALDWELL COUNTY...BANNER ELK...ELK PARK...BEECH
MOUNTAIN IN AVERY COUNTY...CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...SEVEN DEVILS...
B.R. PARKWAY-LINVILLE FALLS TO GRANDFATHER AND GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN.

DIME 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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV
STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3619 8188 3619 8186 3616 8183 3611 8181
      3612 8169 3612 8155 3610 8152 3610 8149
      3604 8147 3599 8201 3612 8204 3612 8203
      3621 8197 3622 8191
TIME...MOT...LOC 2137Z 257DEG 32KT 3610 8195

$$

TDP



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