Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
851 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

NCZ033-050-501>503-505-230145-
McDowell Mountains NC-Caldwell Mountains NC-Burke Mountains NC-
Greater Caldwell NC-Mitchell NC-Avery NC-
851 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN
MCDOWELL...EASTERN MITCHELL...NORTHWESTERN CALDWELL...AVERY AND
NORTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM EDT...

At 850 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms with
torrential rainfall 5 miles northeast of Spruce Pine, or 4 miles
northwest of Linville Falls, moving east at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Lenoir, Spruce Pine, Newland, Blowing Rock In Caldwell County,
Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Grandfather Mountain State Park, Linville
Falls, Grandfather Mountain and B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To
Grandfather.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible over these areas.

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 may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 8181 3612 8169 3612 8157 3604 8150
      3588 8149 3588 8172 3589 8173 3588 8175
      3588 8209 3608 8213 3615 8194
TIME...MOT...LOC 0050Z 263DEG 22KT 3598 8201

$$

JPT



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