Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
807 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

NCZ035-053-056-068-502>508-290100-
CLEVELAND NC-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS NC-GREATER RUTHERFORD NC-
BUNCOMBE NC-EASTERN MCDOWELL NC-GREATER BURKE NC-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS NC-BURKE MOUNTAINS NC-ALEXANDER NC-CATAWBA NC-
GREATER CALDWELL NC-
807 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
CALDWELL...BURKE...NORTHERN RUTHERFORD...CENTRAL CATAWBA...
NORTHWESTERN CLEVELAND...EAST CENTRAL BUNCOMBE...MCDOWELL AND
ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 806 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTH OF NEWTON
TO 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF RUTHERFORDTON...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15
MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY...LENOIR...MORGANTON...NEWTON...MARION...TAYLORSVILLE...ST.
STEPHENS...CONOVER...LONGVIEW AND SAWMILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS WILL
CAUSE SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES TO FALL. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN
INTERIOR ROOM.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL MAY FLOOD AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE...SUCH AS
DITCHES AND UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE
RAPIDLY. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

&&

LAT...LON 3603 8116 3581 8108 3578 8111 3577 8109
      3573 8107 3571 8107 3571 8105 3557 8151
      3557 8153 3556 8153 3539 8207 3557 8230
      3566 8230 3601 8134 3600 8133 3603 8127
      3604 8120
TIME...MOT...LOC 0006Z 153DEG 16KT 3578 8118 3548 8203

$$

CDG


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