Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
236 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ036-056-271900-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-
236 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT CATAWBA
AND SOUTHWESTERN IREDELL COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 235 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF STATESVILLE...OR NEAR LAKE
NORMAN STATE PARK...MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... HICKORY...NEWTON...ST.
STEPHENS...CONOVER...MAIDEN...TROUTMAN...CLAREMONT... CATAWBA...LAKE
NORMAN STATE PARK AND LOOKOUT SHOALS LAKE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE ISOLATED
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL.

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 3572 8086 3554 8089 3554 8096 3555 8096
      3556 8138 3580 8134 3580 8130 3581 8125
TIME...MOT...LOC 1835Z 098DEG 27KT 3565 8097

$$

HG



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