Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
324 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ069-070-212000-
GASTON NC-LINCOLN NC-
324 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN GASTON AND
LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

AT 324 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES WEST OF LINCOLNTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LINCOLNTON...GASTONIA...CHERRYVILLE...DALLAS...STANLEY...LOWELL...RAN
LO... HIGH SHOALS...MCADENVILLE AND BOGER CITY.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3522 8109 3539 8143 3541 8145 3556 8137
      3556 8134 3547 8096
TIME...MOT...LOC 1924Z 294DEG 22KT 3546 8134

$$

HG



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