Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
747 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

NCZ069-270015-
LINCOLN NC-
747 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING
WILL IMPACT LINCOLN COUNTY UNTIL 815 PM EDT...

AT 747 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING 6 MILES EAST OF
LINCOLNTON...OR NEAR BOGER CITY...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LINCOLNTON...WESTPORT...IRON STATION...BOGER CITY...DENVER...LAKE
NORMAN...LOWESVILLE AND CROUSE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

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 MAY ALSO RISE RAPIDLY. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

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.

LAKE NORMAN IS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS.
MOVE TO SHORE IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3553 8096 3551 8095 3551 8096 3549 8096
      3540 8097 3542 8131 3556 8129 3554 8095
TIME...MOT...LOC 2347Z 282DEG 23KT 3549 8114

$$

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