Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
321 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

NCZ033-501-503-261945-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS NC-AVERY NC-BURKE MOUNTAINS NC-
321 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHWESTERN CALDWELL...NORTHWESTERN BURKE AND SOUTHEASTERN AVERY
COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

AT 321 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NEWLAND...OR OVER B.R.
PARKWAY-LINVILLE FALLS TO GRANDFATHER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEWLAND...BLOWING ROCK IN CALDWELL COUNTY...CROSSNORE...SUGAR
MOUNTAIN...GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN...GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN STATE PARK...
B.R. PARKWAY-LINVILLE FALLS TO GRANDFATHER...UPTON...EDGEMONT AND
JONAS RIDGE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO
40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. DO NOT TAKE A SHOWER OR BATH. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 8181 3612 8169 3612 8154 3610 8152
      3610 8150 3608 8145 3592 8189 3608 8200
      3614 8182
TIME...MOT...LOC 1921Z 241DEG 20KT 3604 8187

$$

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