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

NCC111-021915-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0030.000000T0000Z-160502T1915Z/
MCDOWELL NC-
253 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN MCDOWELL COUNTY...

AT 253 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
MARION...OR NEAR OLD FORT...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD...GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
         WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARION...OLD FORT...SUGAR HILL...FERO...GLENWOOD...PLEASANT GARDENS...
MONTREAT AND WOODLAWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE HAIL CAN CAUSE MAJOR PROPERTY DAMAGE...ESPECIALLY TO VEHICLES.
STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN A FEW TREES AND POWER LINES. 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 3582 8208 3558 8191 3552 8216 3555 8220
      3556 8224 3559 8229 3560 8229 3562 8227
      3565 8229 3567 8228 3569 8229 3573 8219
      3576 8217
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 252DEG 21KT 3560 8214

HAIL...1.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

TDP


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