Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
849 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ071-SCZ009-020115-
MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
849 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
MECKLENBURG AND CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

AT 849 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF AN AREA
OF HEAVY RAIN ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
SHELBY TO 5 MILES EAST OF ROCK HILL...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...YORK...FORT MILL...TEGA CAY...CLOVER...NEWPORT...TOWN OF LAKE
WYLIE...LESSLIE...STEELE CREEK AND KINGS MOUNTAIN STATE PARK.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3488 8088 3484 8100 3510 8141 3514 8140
      3517 8137 3515 8107 3516 8097 3506 8090
      3501 8091 3499 8089 3492 8086
TIME...MOT...LOC 0049Z 278DEG 17KT 3516 8142 3496 8093

$$

TDP



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