Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WWUS82 KGSP 290108
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
908 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

NCZ057-290200-
ROWAN NC-
908 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN
ROWAN COUNTY UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 908 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING NEAR KANNAPOLIS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALISBURY...KANNAPOLIS...CHINA GROVE...LANDIS...ENOCHVILLE...GRANITE
QUARRY...ROCKWELL...FAITH AND PIEDMONT RESEARCH STATION.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA 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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3550 8041 3551 8073 3575 8057 3558 8031
TIME...MOT...LOC 0108Z 218DEG 14KT 3551 8061

$$

CDG



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