Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
437 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ071-072-082-SCZ009-272115-
CABARRUS NC-UNION NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
437 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
MECKLENBURG...NORTHWESTERN UNION...CABARRUS AND EAST CENTRAL YORK
COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

AT 437 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 8 MILES SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN CONCORD...OR 5 MILES
NORTHWEST OF MIDLAND...MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...DOWNTOWN
CONCORD...HUNTERSVILLE...KANNAPOLIS...MONROE... CENTRAL
CHARLOTTE...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...EAST CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE
AND NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH 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.

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 3521 8048 3519 8051 3517 8049 3495 8068
      3499 8083 3508 8091 3506 8090 3503 8090
      3502 8091 3501 8090 3505 8107 3550 8077
      3536 8039
TIME...MOT...LOC 2037Z 111DEG 17KT 3529 8057

$$

RWH



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