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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
729 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ071-072-082-SCZ009-020015-
CABARRUS NC-UNION NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
729 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF MECKLENBURG...
UNION...CABARRUS AND EAST CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM EDT...

AT 729 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
HUNTERSVILLE TO 9 MILES NORTH OF LANCASTER...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
30 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...KANNAPOLIS...DOWNTOWN CONCORD...MONROE...
CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE...EAST
CHARLOTTE AND NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE.

PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
UP TO 2 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. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 STORMS APPROACH.

&&

LAT...LON 3481 8032 3482 8080 3494 8078 3508 8091
      3501 8091 3492 8086 3490 8088 3484 8087
      3483 8089 3484 8089 3534 8098 3536 8092
      3536 8097 3538 8098 3551 8079 3550 8030
      3519 8051 3516 8044 3519 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2329Z 238DEG 25KT 3535 8090 3486 8082

$$

TDP


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
747 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ015-016-032-034-035-043>047-058-059-030000-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WATAUGA-WILKES-
YADKIN-GRAYSON-CARROLL-PATRICK-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
747 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE EVENING COULD BECOME STRONG...AND
POSSIBLY SEVERE. ISOLATED HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN
THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON
INTO MONDAY NIGHT. A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BRING DAMAGING
WINDS AND LARGE HAIL. LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

BEYOND MONDAY...THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD
HAZARDOUS WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
747 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-030000-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
747 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT AND
AGAIN TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
413 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ007>011-023>028-040>043-075>078-085-086-088-089-020930-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-
FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-
HARNETT-WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
413 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY
AND TUESDAY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THE MAIN
SEVERE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL
AROUND ONE INCH IN DIAMETER. IN ADDITION...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL CAUSE A THREAT FOR FLOODING OF STREETS AND POOR DRAINAGE

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
413 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ021-022-038-039-073-074-083-084-020930-
FORSYTH-GUILFORD-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-ANSON-RICHMOND-
413 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

AN ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM MAY OCCUR THROUGH 11 PM.
THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS
AND HAIL UP TO AN INCH IN DIAMETER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY
AND TUESDAY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THE MAIN
SEVERE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL
AROUND ONE INCH IN DIAMETER. IN ADDITION...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL CAUSE A THREAT FOR FLOODING OF STREETS AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
846 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-104-021300-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
846 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CAROLINA AND EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS AND
HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MAINLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
437 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-020845-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
437 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MIDLANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
AND THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OF GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND THIS EVENING COULD POSSIBLY CONTAIN
DAMAGING WIND AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AND TUESDAY COULD POSSIBLY CONTAIN DAMAGING
WIND AND HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
429 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-
068>072-082-501>510-SCZ001>014-019-020830-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-ALEXANDER-
IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-
ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-
GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-
PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-
GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-
ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
429 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION ON SUNDAY.
A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...PRODUCING SMALL HAIL
AND/OR GUSTY WIND...BUT THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL COME FROM
LOCALIZED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

..MONDAY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED...SOME MAY BE ON THE STRONG
SIDE WITH AN ADDITIONAL RISK FROM LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

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