Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WWUS82 KGSP 272207
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
607 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ048-272230-
MADISON NC-
607 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT CENTRAL
MADISON COUNTY UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 607 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF MARSHALL...OR NEAR MARS
HILL... MOVING WEST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARSHALL...MARS HILL...WALNUT...FAUST...WOLF RIDGE AND ALLENSTAND.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO
50 MPH 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.

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 3601 8261 3600 8261 3599 8260 3597 8261
      3595 8256 3597 8253 3595 8248 3593 8250
      3591 8249 3591 8248 3590 8246 3580 8251
      3577 8259 3581 8282 3603 8272 3605 8268
TIME...MOT...LOC 2207Z 111DEG 8KT 3588 8257

$$

RWH



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