Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ036-056-069-212200-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-LINCOLN NC-
537 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EASTERN CATAWBA...
SOUTHERN IREDELL AND NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM
EDT...

AT 536 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES EAST OF NEWTON...OR NEAR CATAWBA...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEWTON...MOORESVILLE...WESTPORT...TROUTMAN...CLAREMONT...CATAWBA...LA
KE NORMAN...LAKE NORMAN STATE PARK...DENVER AND CONOVER.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

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 3551 8080 3551 8091 3549 8094 3548 8095
      3561 8123 3577 8115 3569 8077 3567 8077
      3561 8075
TIME...MOT...LOC 2136Z 292DEG 23KT 3567 8111

$$

HG



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