• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    NCZ071-072-302330- Mecklenburg NC-Cabarrus NC- 700 PM EDT THU AUG 30 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN CABARRUS AND CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM EDT... At 700 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6 miles east of Uptown Charlotte, or over Reedy Creek Park, moving north at 10 mph. Locations to be impacted include... South Charlotte, Northeast Charlotte, East Charlotte, Matthews, Mint Hill, Harrisburg, Reedy Creek Park, The Plaza, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Hidden Valley. Wind gusts up to 45 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and tv stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service. && LAT...LON 3504 8076 3534 8085 3537 8062 3515 8062 TIME...MOT...LOC 2300Z 178DEG 8KT 3526 8073 $$

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