Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
133 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

NCZ501>504-221800-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-GREATER BURKE NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-
BURKE MOUNTAINS NC-
133 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHWESTERN CALDWELL AND CENTRAL BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 200 PM EDT...

AT 133 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF MORGANTON...OR NEAR TABLE
ROCK...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MORGANTON...LENOIR...GAMEWELL...CAJAH`S MOUNTAIN...DREXEL...GLEN
ALPINE... TABLE ROCK...VALDESE...LAKE RHODHISS AND HUDSON.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES THAT ARE DEAD...OR THAT HAVE WEAKENED
ROOT SYSTEMS. OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND SIMILAR ITEMS CAN BE TOSSED
AROUND IF NOT ANCHORED. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS.

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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3579 8190 3596 8180 3588 8148 3564 8163
TIME...MOT...LOC 1733Z 297DEG 12KT 3585 8177

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