Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
341 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ065-509-510-212015-
HENDERSON NC-EASTERN POLK NC-POLK MOUNTAINS NC-
341 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF POLK AND
SOUTHEASTERN HENDERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

AT 340 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES NORTHWEST OF COLUMBUS...OR 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF SALUDA...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLUMBUS...TRYON...SALUDA...CHIMNEY ROCK STATE PARK...DANA...LAKE
ADGER... EAST FLAT ROCK AND MILL SPRING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3539 8226 3540 8226 3529 8202 3519 8212
      3519 8213 3520 8229 3519 8232 3519 8234
      3528 8243 3541 8229
TIME...MOT...LOC 1940Z 309DEG 10KT 3530 8230

$$

HG



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