Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
848 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

NCZ071-082-010115-
UNION NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
848 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEASTERN MECKLENBURG AND WESTERN UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM
EDT...

AT 847 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 13 MILES EAST OF ROCK HILL...OR OVER MARVIN...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT HILL...INDIAN TRAIL...
WEDDINGTON...STALLINGS...WESLEY CHAPEL...WAXHAW AND LAKE PARK.

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND EXTREME RAINFALL RATES IN
EXCESS OF 3 INCHES PER HOUR 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.

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 MAY ALSO RISE RAPIDLY. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3487 8079 3494 8078 3506 8088 3524 8066
      3502 8046
TIME...MOT...LOC 0047Z 233DEG 18KT 3499 8080

$$

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