Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WWUS52 KGSP 272123
SVSGSP

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
523 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCC011-023-111-121-199-272145-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0222.000000T0000Z-160827T2145Z/
BURKE NC-MITCHELL NC-YANCEY NC-AVERY NC-MCDOWELL NC-
523 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN BURKE...SOUTHEASTERN MITCHELL...SOUTHEASTERN
YANCEY...SOUTHWESTERN AVERY AND NORTHEASTERN MCDOWELL COUNTIES...

AT 523 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SPRUCE PINE...
MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SPRUCE PINE...NORTH COVE...INGALLS...CELO...WOODLAWN...ASHFORD...
LITTLE SWITZERLAND...LINVILLE FALLS...BUSICK AND LAKE JAMES.

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.

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 3590 8183 3573 8192 3579 8225 3604 8212
TIME...MOT...LOC 2123Z 110DEG 16KT 3595 8206

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

RWH


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