Special Weather Statement 14:28:56.0968

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
228 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018

NCZ070-071-SCZ009-151900-
Gaston NC-Mecklenburg NC-York SC-
228 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018

…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG…
SOUTHEASTERN GASTON AND NORTHEASTERN YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM
EDT…

At 228 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 4
miles north of Rock Hill, or near Tega Cay, moving north at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include…
Rock Hill, Uptown Charlotte, Gastonia, Central Charlotte, Southwest
Charlotte, Fort Mill, Belmont, Pineville, Tega Cay and Newport.

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.

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LAT…LON 3503 8086 3508 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091
3499 8089 3497 8089 3496 8088 3490 8089
3492 8111 3527 8114 3525 8082
TIME…MOT…LOC 1828Z 183DEG 20KT 3500 8100

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