Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1102 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

NCZ036-037-057-072-082-150330-
Rowan NC-Davie NC-Iredell NC-Union NC-Cabarrus NC-
1102 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL
IMPACT CABARRUS...SOUTHERN DAVIE...SOUTHEASTERN IREDELL...ROWAN AND
NORTHEASTERN UNION COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 PM EDT...

At 1102 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with intense
lightning and torrential rainfall along a line extending from 6 miles
south of Statesville to 12 miles north of Monroe, and moving
northeast at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Kannapolis, Downtown Concord, Salisbury, Mocksville, Statesville,
West Concord, Mooresville, Harrisburg, China Grove and Spencer.

Wind gusts 35 TO 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8030 3519 8051 3516 8044 3520 8028
      3514 8028 3508 8054 3517 8059 3521 8055
      3526 8064 3574 8093 3596 8038 3589 8037
      3588 8042 3585 8039 3583 8049 3574 8046
      3571 8033 3568 8033 3559 8021 3551 8018
TIME...MOT...LOC 0302Z 242DEG 25KT 3570 8085 3517 8054

$$

KRENTZ



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