Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
640 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ048-049-022330-
YANCEY NC-MADISON NC-
640 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF MADISON AND
NORTHWESTERN YANCEY COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM EDT...

AT 639 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR GREENEVILLE TO 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF
MARSHALL TO 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NEWPORT...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...MARS HILL...SWISS...SPRING CREEK...WOLF RIDGE...
WALNUT...RAMSEYTOWN...FAUST AND ALLENSTAND.

PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3607 8238 3597 8230 3575 8270 3578 8295
      3579 8296 3584 8292 3587 8292 3588 8290
      3593 8292 3595 8287 3593 8281 3597 8278
      3600 8278 3606 8264 3603 8259 3600 8261
      3597 8261 3595 8257 3601 8246 3608 8240
TIME...MOT...LOC 2239Z 255DEG 26KT 3616 8279 3598 8285 3587 8309

$$

HG



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