Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

NCZ082-220115-
UNION NC-
824 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF UNION COUNTY UNTIL
915 PM EDT...

AT 823 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DOWNTOWN CONCORD TO NEAR
MONROE TO 12 MILES NORTH OF LANCASTER...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35
MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...UNIONVILLE...WINGATE...WAXHAW...MARSHVILLE...MINERAL
SPRINGS... STURDIVANTS...FAIRVIEW IN UNION COUNTY...JAARS AND NEW
SALEM.

PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

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 3481 8032 3482 8075 3484 8080 3492 8078
      3501 8058 3518 8050 3516 8044 3517 8042
      3516 8041 3518 8037 3517 8036 3519 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0023Z 294DEG 29KT 3521 8042 3499 8054 3490 8075

$$

HG


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