Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
945 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ068-070-020215-
CLEVELAND NC-GASTON NC-
945 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN GASTON
AND EAST CENTRAL CLEVELAND COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 PM EDT...

AT 945 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES WEST OF GASTONIA...OR NEAR BESSEMER CITY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GASTONIA...KINGS MOUNTAIN...MT HOLLY...CHERRYVILLE...BESSEMER CITY...
DALLAS...STANLEY...RANLO...HIGH SHOALS AND CROWDERS MOUNTAIN STATE PARK.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3532 8099 3518 8134 3533 8147 3542 8134
      3540 8106
TIME...MOT...LOC 0145Z 236DEG 18KT 3530 8133

$$

TDP



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