Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ082-302200-
UNION NC-
526 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN UNION COUNTY UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 525 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 5 MILES EAST OF MONROE...OR OVER WINGATE...MOVING
NORTH AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...UNIONVILLE...WINGATE...MARSHVILLE...FAIRVIEW IN UNION COUNTY AND
NEW SALEM.

PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 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.

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 3497 8030 3489 8036 3495 8057 3519 8051
      3518 8049 3518 8048 3517 8047 3516 8044
      3517 8042 3516 8041 3517 8038 3514 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2125Z 200DEG 7KT 3499 8044

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