• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    NCZ070-071-091915- Gaston NC-Mecklenburg NC- 248 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG AND SOUTHEASTERN GASTON COUNTIES UNTIL 315 PM EDT... At 248 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9 miles east of Gastonia, or near Belmont, moving northeast at 5 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Central Charlotte, Southwest Charlotte, Mt Holly, Belmont, Cramerton, Mcadenville, Charlotte Douglas Airport, Paw Creek, Southpark Mall and Freedom Park. Wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these areas. 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 3514 8105 3515 8105 3515 8108 3524 8112 3539 8097 3512 8081 TIME...MOT...LOC 1848Z 241DEG 6KT 3521 8102 $$

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