Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ068-504-506-508-212030-
CLEVELAND NC-GREATER BURKE NC-GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-
EASTERN MCDOWELL NC-
402 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
BURKE...NORTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD...NORTHWESTERN CLEVELAND AND EAST
CENTRAL MCDOWELL COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

AT 402 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES SOUTHWEST OF MORGANTON...OR NEAR GLEN ALPINE...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... MORGANTON...GLEN ALPINE...SOUTH
MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...CASAR...LAKE JAMES STATE PARK...LAKE
JAMES...DYSARTSVILLE...PLEASANT GROVE AND OAK HILL.

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 3561 8150 3542 8173 3567 8196 3580 8181
TIME...MOT...LOC 2002Z 314DEG 17KT 3569 8183

$$

HG


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