Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
626 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NCZ082-182300-
Union NC-
626 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN UNION COUNTY UNTIL 700
PM EDT...

At 626 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles southwest of Monroe, or 4 miles southeast of Mineral Springs,
moving east at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Monroe, Wingate, Marshville, Mineral Springs, Sturdivants, Wesley
Chapel and Trinity.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour will be possible in these areas.

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 may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

&&

LAT...LON 3495 8031 3481 8032 3482 8068 3497 8072
      3508 8034 3496 8030
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 255DEG 18KT 3490 8061

$$

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