Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
737 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

NCZ051-052-058-059-062-063-021300-
SOUTHERN JACKSON NC-SWAIN NC-HAYWOOD NC-NORTHERN JACKSON NC-MACON NC-
GRAHAM NC-
737 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL IMPACT THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS
OF NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE MID MORNING HOURS...

AT 731 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN
SHOWERS DEVELOPING FROM THE WEST ACROSS THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS
AREA AND SOUTHWARD INTO MACON AND JACKSON COUNTIES. ADDITIONAL HEAVY
SHOWERS WILL STREAM OVER THIS AREA FROM THE WEST THROUGH MID MORNING
AND PRODUCE LOCAL ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR RAINFALL RATES. SOME
LOCATIONS MAY SEE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH 10 AM...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS GRAHAM AND SWAIN COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY FLOOD AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE...SUCH AS DITCHES
AND UNDERPASSES. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL
STEADILY RISE. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH ANY FLOODED ROADWAYS...TURN
AROUND AND FIND ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3541 8402 3552 8388 3556 8377 3556 8350
      3574 8314 3575 8315 3578 8301 3579 8297
      3556 8278 3505 8306 3503 8301 3500 8311
      3500 8352 3515 8365 3515 8373 3523 8369
      3526 8371 3522 8396 3524 8400 3529 8403
TIME...MOT...LOC 1136Z 240DEG 49KT 3549 8375

$$

HG



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