Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ035-056-502-504-212100-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-GREATER BURKE NC-CATAWBA NC-ALEXANDER NC-
423 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
CALDWELL...SOUTHEASTERN BURKE...WESTERN CATAWBA AND SOUTHWESTERN
ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT...

AT 422 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES NORTHEAST OF MORGANTON...OR NEAR DREXEL...MOVING EAST AT 25
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... HICKORY...MORGANTON...ST.
STEPHENS...LONGVIEW...SAWMILLS...GRANITE FALLS...
VALDESE...GAMEWELL...BETHLEHEM AND HUDSON.

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 3570 8172 3588 8167 3584 8123 3558 8131
TIME...MOT...LOC 2022Z 282DEG 22KT 3578 8161

$$

HG


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