Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
737 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

NCZ056-502-504-290000-
GREATER BURKE NC-CATAWBA NC-GREATER CALDWELL NC-
737 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
CALDWELL...SOUTHEASTERN BURKE AND WESTERN CATAWBA COUNTIES UNTIL 800
PM EDT...

AT 735 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6
MILES SOUTH OF HICKORY...OR OVER MOUNTAIN VIEW...MOVING NORTH AT 15
MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL...HEAVY RAIN...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  APPROXIMATELY 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
FALLEN OVER THE ADVISORY AREA WITHIN THE LAST HOUR AND A HALF WITH
AN ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY...NEWTON...ST. STEPHENS...LONGVIEW...GRANITE FALLS...
VALDESE...ICARD...HILDEBRAN...CONNELLY SPRINGS AND RUTHERFORD
COLLEGE.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3580 8133 3580 8130 3581 8128 3581 8126
      3556 8123 3557 8153 3580 8157 3583 8134
TIME...MOT...LOC 2335Z 163DEG 14KT 3566 8136

$$

CDG


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