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Special Statement

Statement as of 8:19 PM EDT on June 30, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on June 30, 2016


... A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
south central Burke... southeastern McDowell... northwestern Cleveland
and northeastern Rutherford counties until 900 PM EDT...

At 818 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles north of Bostic... or 10 miles north of Forest City... moving
northeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Forest City... Rutherfordton... Morganton... Spindale... Polkville...
Ellenboro... Bostic... Casar... South Mountains State Park and Green
Hill.

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 and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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. Try to unplug unnecessary appliances before the storm
approaches.


Lat... Lon 3559 8152 3556 8153 3555 8151 3527 8178
      3540 8213 3575 8174
time... Mot... loc 0018z 221deg 12kt 3548 8183


Wp

819 PM EDT Thu Jun 30 2016

... A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
south central Burke... southeastern McDowell... northwestern Cleveland
and northeastern Rutherford counties until 900 PM EDT...

At 818 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles north of Bostic... or 10 miles north of Forest City... moving
northeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Forest City... Rutherfordton... Morganton... Spindale... Polkville...
Ellenboro... Bostic... Casar... South Mountains State Park and Green
Hill.

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 and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

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. Try to unplug unnecessary appliances before the storm
approaches.


Lat... Lon 3559 8152 3556 8153 3555 8151 3527 8178
      3540 8213 3575 8174
time... Mot... loc 0018z 221deg 12kt 3548 8183


Wp


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