Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
747 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ035-056-502-050015-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-CATAWBA NC-ALEXANDER NC-
747 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EASTERN CALDWELL...
NORTH CENTRAL CATAWBA AND SOUTHWESTERN ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 815
PM EDT...

AT 747 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES SOUTHWEST OF TAYLORSVILLE...OR 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF
BETHLEHEM...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...BETHLEHEM...LAKE HICKORY...LOOKOUT
SHOALS LAKE...OXFORD...MILLERSVILLE...LITTLE RIVER IN ALEXANDER
COUNTY AND ELLENDALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3594 8125 3582 8108 3568 8120 3584 8142
TIME...MOT...LOC 2347Z 041DEG 8KT 3585 8122

$$

CDG



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