Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
150 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

NCZ035-036-056-502-504-151815-
Iredell NC-Greater Burke NC-Greater Caldwell NC-Alexander NC-
Catawba NC-
150 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT CATAWBA...ALEXANDER...
NORTHWESTERN IREDELL...SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL AND SOUTHEASTERN BURKE
COUNTIES UNTIL 215 PM EDT...

At 150 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Hickory, or near Mountain View, moving northeast at 50 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Hickory, Newton, Taylorsville, St. Stephens, Conover, Longview,
Granite Falls, Bethlehem, Maiden and Icard.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph, half inch hail and very heavy rainfall rates
up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and tv
stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM EDT for western and
the Piedmont of North Carolina.

LAT...LON 3605 8082 3555 8112 3557 8159 3602 8136
      3602 8135 3600 8133 3603 8127 3604 8120
      3603 8117 3604 8113 3603 8107 3606 8098
TIME...MOT...LOC 1750Z 210DEG 44KT 3571 8136

$$

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