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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
244 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ038-271930-
DAVIDSON   NC-
244 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN DAVIDSON
COUNTY UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

AT 244 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTHWEST OF THOMASVILLE...OR 9 MILES NORTH OF
LEXINGTON...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...LINWOOD...HIGH ROCK LAKE...
ARCADIA AND WELCOME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND
TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR
OBJECTS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3584 8044 3583 8043 3585 8042 3584 8039
      3586 8039 3588 8042 3589 8041 3589 8037
      3596 8038 3597 8040 3598 8038 3600 8032
      3600 8022 3603 8021 3603 8016 3588 8007
      3571 8037 3572 8039 3583 8045
TIME...MOT...LOC 1844Z 063DEG 8KT 3593 8021

$$

WSS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
236 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ036-056-271900-
IREDELL NC-CATAWBA NC-
236 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT CATAWBA
AND SOUTHWESTERN IREDELL COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 235 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF STATESVILLE...OR NEAR LAKE
NORMAN STATE PARK...MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... HICKORY...NEWTON...ST.
STEPHENS...CONOVER...MAIDEN...TROUTMAN...CLAREMONT... CATAWBA...LAKE
NORMAN STATE PARK AND LOOKOUT SHOALS LAKE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE ISOLATED
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3572 8086 3554 8089 3554 8096 3555 8096
      3556 8138 3580 8134 3580 8130 3581 8125
TIME...MOT...LOC 1835Z 098DEG 27KT 3565 8097

$$

HG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
231 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ057-271900-
ROWAN NC-
231 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT ROWAN COUNTY UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 231 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES SOUTHEAST OF SALISBURY...OR NEAR GRANITE QUARRY...MOVING WEST
AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALISBURY...KANNAPOLIS...CHINA GROVE...LANDIS...ENOCHVILLE...GRANITE
QUARRY...ROCKWELL...FAITH...SPENCER AND HIGH ROCK LAKE.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8050 3551 8074 3554 8074 3562 8076
      3572 8076 3568 8033 3550 8033
TIME...MOT...LOC 1831Z 089DEG 21KT 3560 8043

$$

HG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
229 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SCZ007-271900-
SPARTANBURG SC-
229 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
NORTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTY UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 228 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPARTANBURG...OR NEAR
COWPENS...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE... SPARTANBURG...COWPENS...CEDAR
SPRINGS...BOILING SPRINGS SC...USC UPSTATE AND MAYO.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO
CREATE DEEP STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3507 8198 3508 8182 3506 8181 3504 8181
      3504 8180 3503 8179 3498 8177 3495 8176
      3490 8195
TIME...MOT...LOC 1828Z 079DEG 12KT 3500 8181

$$

HG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1215 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ032>034-043>045-058-059-272100-
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-
BEDFORD-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON...DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...
WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
1215 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

HUMID CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S
TO LOWER 90S THIS AFTERNOON TO CREATE HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND
100 DEGREES. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO STAY HYDRATED AND AVOID
PROLONGED STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES.

$$

MBS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
108 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-068-
501>510-SCZ001>008-010>013-019-281715-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-
MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-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-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-
UNION-GREENWOOD-
108 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE FROM CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
108 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ035>037-056-057-069>072-082-SCZ009-014-281715-
ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-
CABARRUS-UNION-YORK-CHESTER-
108 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PIEDMONT NORTH CAROLINA AND
THE EASTERN UPSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND NEAR THE I-77
CORRIDOR IN THE CAROLINAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WHILE THE
MAIN THREATS WILL BE FROM CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL...A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE BRIEF DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS.

IN ADDITION...HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY REACH AROUND 100 THIS
AFTERNOON IN MANY AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1201 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SCZ015-016-020>022-029-031-038-280900-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-SUMTER-
CLARENDON-
1201 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND
GUSTS AND SMALL HAIL...POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1016 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ021>025-038>041-280930-
FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-
1016 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH BETWEEN 98 AND 102 DEGREES
THIS AFTERNOON. HEAT SAFETY RULES SHOULD BE INVOKED IN ORDER TO
PREVENT HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. THE
MAIN SEVERE WEATHER HAZARDS WILL BE STRONG GUSTY WINDS 40 TO 55
MPH AND FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1016 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ042-043-073>078-083>086-088-089-280930-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
1016 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH BETWEEN 102 AND 105 DEGREES THIS
AFTERNOON. HEAT SAFETY RULES SHOULD BE INVOKED IN ORDER TO
PREVENT HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. THE
MAIN SEVERE WEATHER HAZARDS WILL BE STRONG GUSTY WINDS 40 TO 55
MPH AND FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
652 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-281100-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
652 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA... MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH
OF A CARROLLTON TO ATHENS LINE. A FEW STORMS COULD BE STRONG WITH
GUSTY WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WITH
LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH
AND CENTRAL GEORGIA SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY... A CHANCE WEDNESDAY
AND THURSDAY... AND BACK TO A SLIGHT CHANCE ON FRIDAY. ANY STORM
THAT DEVELOPS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY
WINDS... LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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