Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1141 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

NCZ069>072-SCZ008-009-031730-
CABARRUS NC-GASTON NC-MECKLENBURG NC-LINCOLN NC-CHEROKEE SC-YORK SC-
1141 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
MECKLENBURG...GASTON...NORTHWESTERN CABARRUS...SOUTHEASTERN
LINCOLN...YORK AND SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 1230 PM
EST...

AT 1139 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A LINE
OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF
GASTONIA TO 7 MILES NORTH OF YORK TO 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF UNION...AND
MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GASTONIA...ROCK HILL...UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...
KANNAPOLIS...YORK...DOWNTOWN CONCORD...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST
CHARLOTTE AND EAST CHARLOTTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS WILL
CAUSE SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES TO FALL. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN
INTERIOR ROOM.

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.

THE TORRENTIAL RAIN WILL GREATLY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY. IF YOU ARE
DRIVING ACROSS THE CHARLOTTE METRO AREA...BE PREPARED FOR VISIBILITY
TO BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO IN HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

&&

LAT...LON 3530 8065 3504 8087 3504 8088 3507 8091
      3501 8090 3482 8106 3482 8148 3487 8149
      3488 8156 3507 8135 3539 8119 3552 8104
      3552 8095 3549 8095 3551 8091 3550 8056
TIME...MOT...LOC 1639Z 247DEG 33KT 3535 8115 3510 8128 3484 8153

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