Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1024 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

NCZ070-071-310300-
GASTON NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
1024 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
MECKLENBURG AND EASTERN GASTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 PM EDT...

AT 1024 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS REPORTED 9 MILES NORTHWEST
OF UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...MT HOLLY...BELMONT...CHARLOTTE
DOUGLAS AIRPORT...FREEDOM PARK...PAW CREEK...NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...
CENTRAL CHARLOTTE AND SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES THAT ARE DEAD...OR THAT HAVE WEAKENED
ROOT SYSTEMS. OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND SIMILAR ITEMS CAN BE TOSSED
AROUND IF NOT ANCHORED. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...TRY TO
GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE. OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM
OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. WHEN INDOORS...
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID USING WIRED ELECTRONIC
DEVICES. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM
APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3518 8083 3515 8105 3539 8107 3540 8098
      3540 8096 3541 8096 3541 8094
TIME...MOT...LOC 0224Z 343DEG 11KT 3531 8099

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