Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1246 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

NCZ033-501-503>506-231715-
McDowell Mountains NC-Caldwell Mountains NC-Burke Mountains NC-
Greater Burke NC-Eastern McDowell NC-Avery NC-
1246 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT EASTERN MCDOWELL...NORTHWESTERN
CALDWELL...AVERY AND WESTERN BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 115 PM EDT...

At 1246 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles east of Marion, or 5 miles south of Lake James State Park,
moving north at 45 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Newland, Marion, Morganton, Glen Alpine, Crossnore, Sugar Mountain,
Seven Devils, Linville Falls, B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To
Grandfather and Lake James State Park.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and torrential rainfall rates up to 3 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.

The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will
cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an
interior room.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 8181 3612 8163 3592 8169 3589 8173
      3587 8170 3559 8178 3558 8182 3556 8184
      3556 8198 3588 8202 3587 8200 3590 8198
      3594 8203 3613 8205 3612 8203 3614 8202
      3615 8182
TIME...MOT...LOC 1646Z 181DEG 41KT 3565 8187

$$

KRENTZ



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