Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
622 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ057-072-212300-
CABARRUS NC-ROWAN NC-
622 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN ROWAN AND NORTHWESTERN CABARRUS COUNTIES
INCLUDING THE CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 621 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM 6 MILES
NORTH OF HUNTERSVILLE...OR NEAR DAVIDSON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... KANNAPOLIS...DOWNTOWN
CONCORD...WEST CONCORD...HARRISBURG...ENOCHVILLE... CHARLOTTE MOTOR
SPEEDWAY AND CODDLE CREEK RESERVOIR.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS. FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAINFALL AT RATES AROUND AN INCH
PER HOUR ARE EXPECTED AS WELL.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3533 8051 3529 8059 3527 8067 3535 8069
      3540 8077 3542 8075 3550 8079 3551 8078
      3551 8074 3554 8074 3558 8075 3546 8048
TIME...MOT...LOC 2221Z 304DEG 23KT 3551 8083

$$

HG



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