Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
601 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

NCZ037-057-192230-
ROWAN NC-DAVIE NC-
601 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN ROWAN AND
SOUTHWESTERN DAVIE COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 601 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10
MILES NORTHWEST OF SALISBURY...OR NEAR CLEVELAND...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALISBURY...CHINA GROVE...SPENCER...GRANITE QUARRY...COOLEEMEE...
CLEVELAND...FAITH...LANDIS...HIGH ROCK LAKE AND PIEDMONT RESEARCH
STATION.

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.

DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL CAN CAUSE CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO VEHICLES.
CONSIDER MOVING VEHICLES TO A COVERED STORAGE AREA BEFORE THE STORM
ARRIVES.

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 3551 8057 3572 8076 3576 8074 3587 8061
      3577 8045 3573 8045 3573 8039 3569 8033
TIME...MOT...LOC 2201Z 316DEG 13KT 3576 8063

$$

RWH



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