Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
259 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ051-058-062-021930-
SWAIN NC-GRAHAM NC-MACON NC-
259 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
SWAIN...SOUTHEASTERN GRAHAM AND NORTHWESTERN MACON COUNTIES UNTIL 330
PM EDT...

AT 259 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10
MILES SOUTHEAST OF ROBBINSVILLE...OR 4 MILES NORTH OF NANTAHALA
LAKE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BRYSON CITY...NANTAHALA LAKE...SMOKY MOUNTAINS-DEEP CREEK...COWEE...
WHITTIER...WESSER...LUADA...AQUONE...ALMOND AND ALARKA.

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 3527 8378 3556 8343 3547 8335 3542 8336
      3540 8334 3533 8334 3530 8332 3514 8364
      3514 8365 3515 8365 3516 8366 3515 8367
      3521 8372 3523 8369 3524 8369 3526 8371
      3524 8375
TIME...MOT...LOC 1859Z 231DEG 28KT 3525 8365

$$

TDP



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