Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
341 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCC111-161-021951-
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RUTHERFORD NC-MCDOWELL NC-
341 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NORTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD AND
SOUTHEASTERN MCDOWELL COUNTIES IS CANCELLED...

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF
THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3563 8164 3560 8183 3569 8186 3571 8187
      3575 8191 3582 8171
TIME...MOT...LOC 1941Z 251DEG 27KT 3569 8180

$$

NCC023-022000-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0032.000000T0000Z-160502T2000Z/
BURKE NC-
341 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTY...

AT 341 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
MORGANTON...OR NEAR GLEN ALPINE...MOVING EAST AT 30 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...
MORGANTON...GLEN ALPINE...OAK HILL...LAKE JAMES...LAKE JAMES STATE PARK
AND SOUTH MOUNTAINS STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FEW TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED AREA.
HAIL CAN CAUSE MAJOR PROPERTY DAMAGE...ESPECIALLY TO VEHICLES. 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.

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 3563 8164 3560 8183 3569 8186 3571 8187
      3575 8191 3582 8171
TIME...MOT...LOC 1941Z 251DEG 27KT 3569 8180

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

$$

TDP


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