• Special Weather Statement

    NCZ070-071-130015- Gaston NC-Mecklenburg NC- 752 PM EDT THU JUL 12 2018 ...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG AND NORTHEASTERN GASTON COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM EDT... At 752 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with torrential rainfall 8 miles southwest of Huntersville, or 4 miles northeast of Mt Holly, moving west at 15 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Huntersville, Mt Holly, Northwest Charlotte and Lucia. Wind gusts up to 40 mph and torrential rainfall rates up to 3 inches per hour 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. && LAT...LON 3537 8087 3530 8087 3529 8102 3539 8105 TIME...MOT...LOC 2352Z 095DEG 12KT 3534 8097 $$

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