Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ036-056-069-071-022245-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-MECKLENBURG NC-LINCOLN NC-
620 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
MECKLENBURG...SOUTHEASTERN CATAWBA...SOUTHEASTERN IREDELL AND LINCOLN
COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 620 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF SHELBY TO 7 MILES WEST OF
HUNTERSVILLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LINCOLNTON...HUNTERSVILLE...CORNELIUS...MOORESVILLE...DAVIDSON...MAIDEN...
WESTPORT...BOGER CITY...IRON STATION AND LAKE NORMAN.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 STORMS APPROACH.

&&

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

LAT...LON 3551 8078 3550 8079 3545 8077 3541 8094
      3541 8109 3542 8144 3542 8146 3545 8147
      3561 8117 3561 8076 3551 8074
TIME...MOT...LOC 2220Z 250DEG 25KT 3541 8145 3543 8098

$$

TDP



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