Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1221 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

NCZ501>503-300500-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-BURKE MOUNTAINS NC-
1221 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CALDWELL COUNTY UNTIL
100 AM EDT...

AT 1217 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A SHORT LINE OF HEAVY
RAIN SHOWERS STRETCHING FROM PATTERSON TO COLLETTSVILLE...MOVING
EAST AT 15 MPH. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR
HAVE BEEN OBSERVED WITH THESE SHOWERS...AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AT
RATES IN EXCESS OF AN INCH PER HOUR WILL LIKELY SPREAD EAST ACROSS
LENOIR AND THE REST OF CALDWELL COUNTY THROUGH 1 AM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE HEAVY RAINFALL INCLUDE...
LENOIR...SAWMILLS...GRANITE FALLS...GAMEWELL...HUDSON...CAJAHS
MOUNTAIN...RHODHISS...CEDAR ROCK...LAKE HICKORY...AND LAKE RHODHISS.
RAPID RISES ALONG THE JOHNS RIVER NEAR COLLETTSVILLE CAN BE
EXPECTED.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3599 8133 3592 8134 3580 8133 3579 8135
      3577 8135 3576 8138 3577 8144 3579 8145
      3578 8151 3581 8159 3582 8160 3582 8162
      3585 8164 3588 8171 3589 8173 3587 8176
      3589 8181 3605 8172
TIME...MOT...LOC 0417Z 285DEG 14KT 3593 8163

$$

HG


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