• Special Weather Statement

    NCZ036-056-069-071-162345- Iredell NC-Lincoln NC-Mecklenburg NC-Catawba NC- 701 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN CATAWBA... NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN...SOUTHERN IREDELL AND NORTH CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT... At 700 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles northwest of Huntersville, or near Westport, moving north at 20 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Statesville, Huntersville, Cornelius, Mooresville, Davidson, Westport, Troutman, Lake Norman, Lake Norman State Park and Denver. Wind gusts up to 35 mph and very heavy rainfall rates around one inch per hour are expected in these areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... The combination of gusty winds and saturated soil conditions will cause scattered trees and power lines to fall. Seek shelter inside an interior room. 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 3580 8073 3568 8077 3562 8076 3542 8086 3546 8107 3586 8099 TIME...MOT...LOC 2300Z 195DEG 18KT 3552 8095 $$

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