Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1129 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

NCZ033-240415-
Avery NC-
1129 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
AVERY COUNTY UNTIL 1215 AM EDT...

At 1129 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from 4
miles north of Beech Mountain to 8 miles west of Newland, and moving
east at 35 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Newland, Banner Elk, Elk Park, Beech Mountain In Avery County,
Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Seven Devils, Grandfather Mountain State
Park, B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather and Minneapolis.

In addition to intense lightning, very heavy rainfall rates up to 2
inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3627 8189 3624 8190 3623 8191 3621 8190
      3619 8188 3619 8186 3616 8183 3611 8181
      3610 8178 3607 8174 3599 8179 3604 8206
      3607 8207 3611 8208 3613 8205 3612 8203
      3629 8192
TIME...MOT...LOC 0329Z 275DEG 30KT 3627 8190 3612 8207

$$

TDP


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