Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
428 PM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

NCZ035-056-502-212115-
ALEXANDER NC-CATAWBA NC-GREATER CALDWELL NC-
428 PM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
CALDWELL...CENTRAL CATAWBA AND SOUTHERN ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 515
PM EDT...

AT 427 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTH OF HICKORY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY...NEWTON...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...LONGVIEW...SAWMILLS...
GRANITE FALLS...BETHLEHEM...CLAREMONT AND RHODHISS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3586 8104 3580 8108 3578 8111 3577 8109
      3575 8108 3561 8117 3572 8140 3577 8137
      3576 8138 3577 8144 3579 8145 3578 8151
      3596 8139
TIME...MOT...LOC 2027Z 297DEG 11KT 3584 8137

$$

JPT


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