Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
928 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

NCZ051-200200-
SWAIN NC-
928 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN
SWAIN UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 927 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER
OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
SMOKY MOUNTAINS...FONTANA AREA TO PIGEON FORGE TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF NEW MARKET...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...
ESPECIALLY AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SMOKY MOUNTAINS...NEWFOUND GAP...
SMOKY MOUNTAINS...CLINGMANS DOME...SMOKY MOUNTAINS...DEEP CREEK...
SMOKY MOUNTAINS...OCONALUFTEE...SMOKY MOUNTAINS...FONTANA AREA...
SMOKY MOUNTAINS...BALSAM MOUNTAIN...FONTANA LAKE AND GREAT SMOKY
MOUNTAINS N.P..

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3558 8361 3556 8358 3556 8350 3561 8345
      3562 8340 3567 8334 3566 8330 3569 8326
      3569 8322 3567 8318 3564 8319 3563 8320
      3539 8359 3543 8359 3543 8361 3544 8364
TIME...MOT...LOC 0127Z 226DEG 41KT 3545 8360 3580 8353 3600 8361

$$

TDP



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