Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
536 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ069-070-042200-
GASTON NC-LINCOLN NC-
536 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN GASTON
AND WESTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 536 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES WEST OF LINCOLNTON...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHERRYVILLE AND VALE.

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3556 8137 3552 8129 3536 8137 3541 8145
      3550 8150 3557 8142
TIME...MOT...LOC 2136Z 029DEG 6KT 3550 8138

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CDG



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