Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
739 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

NCZ082-290030-
UNION NC-
739 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT EASTERN
UNION COUNTY UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

AT 738 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 7 MILES EAST OF MONROE...OR NEAR WINGATE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...WINGATE...MARSHVILLE...UNIONVILLE AND NEW SALEM.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3496 8030 3490 8041 3503 8056 3517 8043
      3517 8042 3516 8041 3518 8037 3517 8036
      3518 8033 3517 8032 3519 8030 3520 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2338Z 224DEG 19KT 3502 8043

$$

CDG


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