Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
313 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

NCZ053-505-506-181945-
Buncombe NC-McDowell Mountains NC-Eastern McDowell NC-
313 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN MCDOWELL AND EAST
CENTRAL BUNCOMBE COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

At 312 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles west of Marion, or near B.R. Parkway-Little Switzerland To
Linville, moving south at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Marion, Old Fort, Sugar Hill, Pleasant Gardens, Fero, Busick and
Glenwood.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea size hail 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 3554 8198 3555 8200 3554 8203 3554 8207
      3553 8208 3554 8231 3570 8226 3573 8219
      3577 8217 3577 8202
TIME...MOT...LOC 1912Z 001DEG 7KT 3570 8214

$$

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