Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
858 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

NCZ071-072-082-190200-
UNION NC-CABARRUS NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
858 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEASTERN MECKLENBURG...UNION AND CABARRUS COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM
EDT...

AT 858 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
DOWNTOWN CONCORD TO 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONROE TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST
OF LANCASTER...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DOWNTOWN CONCORD...MONROE...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT
HILL...INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON...STALLINGS...UNIONVILLE AND
HARRISBURG.

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE
STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3514 8028 3512 8030 3481 8032 3482 8080
      3494 8078 3504 8087 3512 8088 3542 8074
      3544 8034 3519 8051 3518 8050 3516 8044
      3517 8042 3517 8039 3518 8037 3517 8036
      3519 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0058Z 269DEG 18KT 3535 8043 3512 8065 3481 8066

$$

RWH



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