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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
718 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCC025-119-179-212345-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0061.000000T0000Z-160521T2345Z/
MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-CABARRUS NC-
718 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM EDT
FOR CENTRAL MECKLENBURG...NORTH CENTRAL UNION AND SOUTHWESTERN
CABARRUS COUNTIES...

AT 717 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR UPTOWN
CHARLOTTE...OR NEAR NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
         ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...EAST CHARLOTTE...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST
CHARLOTTE...MINT HILL...HARRISBURG...HEMBY BRIDGE...HIDDEN VALLEY...
FREEDOM PARK AND PAW CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED
AREA. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN INTERIOR ROOM.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING FREQUENT AND INTENSE LIGHTNING. TURN OFF
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES. DO NOT USE CORDED TELEPHONES. DO NOT TAKE A
BATH OR SHOWER.

THIS STORMS IS ALSO PRODUCING EXTREMELY HEAVY RAINFALL. FLOODING OF
DRAINAGE DITCHES AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY OCCUR. SMALL STREAMS WILL
RISE RAPIDLY. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER IS FLOWING OVER
THE ROAD.

PLEASE REPORT DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL...OR FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL
FREE...1...800... 2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK
PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3527 8101 3539 8076 3532 8047 3507 8060
      3526 8101
TIME...MOT...LOC 2317Z 300DEG 16KT 3526 8086

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

HG



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