Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
539 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

NCZ071-082-SCZ009-192215-
UNION NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
539 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
MECKLENBURG...SOUTHWESTERN UNION AND EAST CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES UNTIL
615 PM EDT...

AT 538 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10
MILES SOUTHWEST OF UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...OR OVER CAROWINDS...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON...FORT MILL...STALLINGS...
PINEVILLE...TEGA CAY...WESLEY CHAPEL...WAXHAW AND LAKE PARK.

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.

DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL CAN CAUSE CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO VEHICLES.
CONSIDER MOVING VEHICLES TO A COVERED STORAGE AREA BEFORE THE STORM
ARRIVES.

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 3507 8058 3484 8075 3487 8079 3494 8078
      3508 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091 3499 8089
      3492 8086 3506 8106 3521 8095
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 309DEG 19KT 3510 8093

$$

RWH


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