Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
626 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

NCZ071-072-232300-
CABARRUS NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
626 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EAST
CENTRAL MECKLENBURG AND CABARRUS COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 626 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 4 MILES SOUTH OF EAST CONCORD...MOVING EAST AT 20
MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EAST CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...HARRISBURG...MT PLEASANT...CHARLOTTE
MOTOR SPEEDWAY...WEST CONCORD...MIDLAND...CODDLE CREEK RESERVOIR...
REEDY CREEK PARK AND MINT HILL.

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3519 8051 3520 8057 3521 8071 3545 8071
      3550 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 268DEG 16KT 3535 8060

$$

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