Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
402 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ070-071-SCZ009-032030-
GASTON NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
402 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
MECKLENBURG...SOUTHEASTERN GASTON AND NORTHEASTERN YORK COUNTIES
UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 402 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES SOUTH OF GASTONIA...OR NEAR SOUTH GASTONIA...MOVING EAST AT 30
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GASTONIA...UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE...
NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...BELMONT...PINEVILLE...SOUTH GASTONIA...CLOVER AND
CRAMERTON.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...TRY TO
GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE. OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM
OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. WHEN INDOORS...
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID USING WIRED ELECTRONIC
DEVICES. DO NOT TAKE A SHOWER OR BATH. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM APPROACHES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...AND CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3505 8088 3508 8091 3507 8091 3506 8090
      3505 8091 3506 8126 3524 8128 3532 8082
      3505 8079
TIME...MOT...LOC 2002Z 264DEG 26KT 3516 8119

$$

TDP



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