426  
WWUS82 KGSP 262136  
SPSGSP  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
536 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016  
 
NCZ035-036-056-262200-  
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-ALEXANDER NC-  
536 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL CATAWBA
 
 
WEST CENTRAL IREDELL AND SOUTHEASTERN ALEXANDER COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM  
EDT...  
 
AT 535 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
HICKORY...OR NEAR CONOVER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
HICKORY...NEWTON...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...LONGVIEW...STONY POINT...  
CLAREMONT...CATAWBA...LOOKOUT SHOALS LAKE AND BETHLEHEM.  
 
PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH 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 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 3571 8091 3558 8129 3573 8139 3576 8138  
3594 8108  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2135Z 240DEG 13KT 3570 8127  
 

 
 
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