Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
627 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

NCZ057-072-242315-
Rowan NC-Cabarrus NC-
627 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN CABARRUS AND
SOUTHEASTERN ROWAN COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

At 627 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles northeast of Downtown Concord, or 5 miles south of Rockwell,
moving northeast at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Kannapolis, Downtown Concord, Rockwell, Mt Pleasant, Faith, High Rock
Lake, Granite Quarry and Gold Hill.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour will be possible in these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

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 3550 8029 3534 8040 3531 8048 3552 8063
      3566 8031 3563 8029 3563 8027 3558 8021
      3555 8021 3554 8020 3553 8020 3551 8018
TIME...MOT...LOC 2227Z 242DEG 16KT 3548 8041

$$

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