Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
504 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

NCZ056-502-504-282130-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-GREATER BURKE NC-CATAWBA NC-
504 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALDWELL...
CENTRAL BURKE AND WESTERN CATAWBA COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 504 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 4
MILES NORTHWEST OF MORGANTON...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MORGANTON...HICKORY...LONGVIEW...SAWMILLS...GRANITE FALLS...VALDESE...
ICARD...CAJAH`S MOUNTAIN...DREXEL AND HILDEBRAN.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 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 1100 PM EDT FOR
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3581 8134 3580 8133 3580 8131 3556 8142
      3557 8149 3572 8186 3585 8181 3589 8173
TIME...MOT...LOC 2104Z 290DEG 18KT 3579 8174

$$

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