Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
224 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

NCZ035-501-502-221930-
Caldwell Mountains NC-Greater Caldwell NC-Alexander NC-
224 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN ALEXANDER AND
NORTHEASTERN CALDWELL COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

At 222 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles southeast of Blowing Rock, or near Darby, moving east at 15
mph.

This storm will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern
Alexander and northeastern Caldwell Counties.

Wind gusts up to 35 mph and very heavy rainfall rates between 1 and
1.5 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

&&

LAT...LON 3610 8152 3609 8145 3607 8144 3607 8141
      3604 8139 3604 8137 3601 8134 3601 8130
      3603 8127 3604 8119 3603 8117 3603 8115
      3600 8115 3601 8162 3612 8163 3612 8155
TIME...MOT...LOC 1822Z 270DEG 13KT 3608 8155

$$

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