Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
652 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

NCZ035-056-065-068>070-502-504-508>510-SCZ007-008-302345-
EASTERN POLK NC-CLEVELAND NC-GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-GREATER BURKE NC-
POLK MOUNTAINS NC-ALEXANDER NC-HENDERSON NC-CATAWBA NC-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-GASTON NC-LINCOLN NC-SPARTANBURG SC-CHEROKEE SC-
652 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL...SOUTHEASTERN BURKE...RUTHERFORD...CATAWBA...
NORTHWESTERN GASTON...CLEVELAND...SOUTHERN ALEXANDER...POLK...
LINCOLN...EAST CENTRAL HENDERSON...NORTHERN SPARTANBURG AND
NORTHWESTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 651 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LENOIR
TO 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF FOREST CITY TO 6 MILES WEST OF COLUMBUS...
AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY...SHELBY...LENOIR...MORGANTON...NEWTON...LINCOLNTON...FOREST
CITY...RUTHERFORDTON...COLUMBUS AND GASTONIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES THAT ARE DEAD...OR THAT HAVE WEAKENED
ROOT SYSTEMS. OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND SIMILAR ITEMS CAN BE TOSSED
AROUND IF NOT ANCHORED. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS.

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 900 PM EDT FOR
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3585 8105 3580 8108 3578 8111 3574 8107
      3571 8107 3571 8102 3530 8115 3503 8188
      3518 8222 3520 8222 3520 8227 3528 8246
      3549 8182 3595 8163
TIME...MOT...LOC 2251Z 288DEG 21KT 3587 8161 3547 8176 3523 8232

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