Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ071-072-082-SCZ009-220030-
CABARRUS NC-UNION NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
747 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
MECKLENBURG...UNION...SOUTHERN CABARRUS AND EASTERN YORK COUNTIES
UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

AT 747 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES EAST OF UPTOWN CHARLOTTE TO 11 MILES
NORTHEAST OF ROCK HILL TO 5 MILES SOUTH OF YORK...AND MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... ROCK
HILL...MONROE...YORK...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE...EAST
CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT HILL...INDIAN TRAIL AND WEDDINGTON.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS. FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AT RATES OF 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR CAN BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 THESE STORMS. 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 STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 8029 3482 8057 3482 8080 3494 8078
      3508 8091 3501 8091 3492 8086 3490 8088
      3484 8087 3482 8090 3482 8126 3491 8134
      3515 8098 3532 8062 3524 8047 3518 8050
      3516 8044 3517 8034 3515 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2347Z 312DEG 18KT 3523 8073 3507 8090 3492 8123

$$

HG



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