Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
316 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ033-050-021945-
AVERY NC-MITCHELL NC-
316 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
MITCHELL AND AVERY COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

AT 316 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRUCE PINE...OR NEAR CROSSNORE...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 30 MPH.

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

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV
STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3621 8190 3619 8188 3619 8186 3616 8183
      3611 8181 3610 8178 3607 8174 3603 8176
      3597 8184 3598 8187 3600 8190 3595 8196
      3593 8195 3591 8198 3589 8198 3600 8213
      3625 8190
TIME...MOT...LOC 1916Z 222DEG 27KT 3600 8200

$$

TDP



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