Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
244 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

NCZ033-181930-
AVERY NC-
244 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN AVERY COUNTY UNTIL
330 PM EDT...

AT 243 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES EAST OF ELIZABETHTON TO 11 MILES WEST OF
BEECH MOUNTAIN...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BANNER ELK...ELK PARK...BEECH MOUNTAIN IN AVERY COUNTY AND SEVEN
DEVILS.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3628 8190 3626 8189 3625 8190 3624 8190
      3623 8191 3621 8191 3619 8188 3619 8186
      3616 8183 3614 8182 3612 8206 3613 8205
      3613 8203 3628 8192
TIME...MOT...LOC 1843Z 255DEG 28KT 3637 8212 3620 8210

$$

HG


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