Severe Weather Statement
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WWUS52 KGSP 241543
SVSGSP

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1143 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

NCC075-173-241615-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0082.000000T0000Z-170524T1615Z/
Swain NC-Graham NC-
1143 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM EDT
FOR WEST CENTRAL SWAIN AND NORTHEASTERN GRAHAM COUNTIES...

At 1142 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles north of
Robbinsville, or near Smoky Mountains-Fontana Area, moving northeast
at 40 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

Locations impacted include...
Fontana Lake, Smoky Mountains-Fontana Area and Fontana Village.

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.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 600 PM EDT for western North
Carolina.

LAT...LON 3553 8382 3556 8377 3557 8361 3545 8353
      3535 8380
TIME...MOT...LOC 1542Z 231DEG 36KT 3550 8373

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

CDG



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