Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
753 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

NCZ071-082-SCZ009-010015-
UNION NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
753 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN MECKLENBURG...WEST CENTRAL UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN YORK
COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM EDT...

AT 752 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM WITH
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL NEAR ROCK HILL...OR NEAR LESSLIE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...
SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...FORT MILL...PINEVILLE...TEGA CAY AND
LESSLIE.

NIKCEL SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 55 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.

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 MAY ALSO RISE RAPIDLY. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

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.

LAKE WYLIE IS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS. MOVE TO
SHORE IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3496 8080 3508 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091
      3499 8089 3492 8086 3490 8088 3486 8088
      3482 8091 3490 8111 3528 8095 3516 8065
TIME...MOT...LOC 2352Z 205DEG 28KT 3493 8097

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