Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
715 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ033-050-272345-
AVERY NC-MITCHELL NC-
715 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN MITCHELL AND AVERY
COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 714 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES WEST OF NEWLAND...OR 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF BAKERSVILLE...MOVING
EAST AT 20 MPH.

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

HALF INCH HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3621 8191 3619 8188 3619 8186 3616 8183
      3611 8181 3611 8180 3603 8176 3596 8212
      3613 8220 3615 8215 3611 8213 3610 8208
      3613 8205 3612 8203 3625 8194 3627 8189
TIME...MOT...LOC 2314Z 248DEG 15KT 3608 8208

$$

HG



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