Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
753 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

NCZ070>072-082-SCZ009-014-140045-
CABARRUS-CHESTER-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-UNION-YORK-
753 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...CLUSTERS OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHERN UNION...
PARTS OF MECKLENBURG...SOUTHEASTERN GASTON AND SOUTH CENTRAL
CABARRUS COUNTIES IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...AND YORK AND
NORTHWESTERN CHESTER COUNTIES IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA THROUGH 845
PM EDT...

AT 742 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
CLUSTERS OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ROUGHLY ALONG A LINE FROM MARVIN TO
5 MILES WEST OF LOWRYS...MOVING NORTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

A COMPLEX SITUATION WITH OTHER STORMS LOCATED FROM NORTHERN CLEVELAND
COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA TO LINCOLNTON. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

OVERALL THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE APPROACHING THE CHARLOTTE AREA
FROM OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS.

THESE STORMS WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR...
  ROCK HILL...
  UNIONVILLE...
  LAKE PARK...
  HEMBY BRIDGE...
  THE ARBORETUM...
  CATAWBA STATION...
  CHARLOTTE METRO AREA...

WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED
WITH THESE STORMS. RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF
TIME WILL BE POSSIBLE. LIGHNING WILL ALSO BE ON THE INCREASE.

HEAVY RAINS 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.

LAT...LON 3497 8030 3490 8079 3494 8079 3505 8089
      3501 8090 3495 8086 3488 8087 3468 8139
      3493 8148 3525 8098 3531 8042 3519 8050
      3517 8044 3518 8037 3517 8035 3520 8029
      3519 8027

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