Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
854 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

NCZ035-036-501-502-290200-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-IREDELL NC-ALEXANDER NC-
854 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CALDWELL...
NORTHWESTERN IREDELL AND ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 854 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
NORTH WILKESBORO TO 5 MILES SOUTH OF BOOMER TO 8 MILES SOUTH OF DEEP
GAP...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL...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...
LENOIR...TAYLORSVILLE...SAWMILLS...GRANITE FALLS...GAMEWELL...
BETHLEHEM...HUDSON...CAJAH`S MOUNTAIN...STONY POINT AND CEDAR ROCK.

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.

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 3607 8141 3604 8140 3602 8135 3600 8133
      3603 8127 3603 8117 3604 8113 3603 8107
      3606 8096 3581 8092 3573 8106 3579 8113
      3583 8114 3580 8134 3576 8138 3579 8145
      3578 8156 3585 8164 3612 8159 3612 8155
TIME...MOT...LOC 0054Z 001DEG 15KT 3612 8106 3599 8127 3612 8150

$$

RWH



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