Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1014 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

NCZ051-052-058-059-062-063-021600-
SOUTHERN JACKSON NC-SWAIN NC-HAYWOOD NC-NORTHERN JACKSON NC-MACON NC-
GRAHAM NC-
1014 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH AT LEAST NOON...

AT 1010 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS SHOWERS MOVING
EAST ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING. HEAVIER
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING ALONG A LINE FROM NEAR
KNOXVILLE TO NORTH OF CHATTANOOGA IN EASTERN TENNESSEE. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL TRACK EASTWARD INTO THE
GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS AND SURROUNDING AREAS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN
NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

RAIN GAGES HAVE REPORTED LOCAL ONE HALF TO ONE INCH RAINFALL TOTALS
IN PARTS OF THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS THUS FAR THIS MORNING.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL RATES AROUND ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THE ARRIVAL OF THE HEAVIER SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
SOME LOCATIONS COULD SEE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES BY MID
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS HEAVY RAINFALL MAY FLOOD AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE...SUCH AS
DITCHES AND UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS ANY
FLOODED ROADS. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL
CONTINUE TO RISE STEADILY.

&&

LAT...LON 3541 8402 3552 8388 3556 8377 3556 8350
      3579 8308 3579 8296 3562 8285 3562 8281
      3541 8275 3532 8283 3529 8292 3504 8303
      3503 8301 3500 8311 3500 8352 3515 8365
      3515 8374 3526 8371 3522 8396 3531 8404
TIME...MOT...LOC 1248Z 240DEG 49KT 3548 8359

$$

HG





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