Charlotte, NC

5:12 PM EDT on August 27, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Special Statement

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Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
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Rainfall 0.04 in
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6:52 AM 7:56 PM
Waning Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KCLT 272052Z 01004KT 10SM -TSRA BKN055CB BKN110 BKN250 27/22 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND 15029/2024 WSHFT 2021 RAB24 TSB08 PRESRR SLP183 FRQ LTGICCCCG SE AND NW TS SE AND NW MOV W TS W DSIPTD P0000 60000 T02720217 55007
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 7:56 PM
Waning Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KCLT 272052Z 01004KT 10SM -TSRA BKN055CB BKN110 BKN250 27/22 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND 15029/2024 WSHFT 2021 RAB24 TSB08 PRESRR SLP183 FRQ LTGICCCCG SE AND NW TS SE AND NW MOV W TS W DSIPTD P0000 60000 T02720217 55007

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Special Statement
Issued: 4:48 PM EDT Aug. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A cluster of thunderstorms with intense lightning will impact
western Mecklenburg... eastern Catawba... Gaston... southeastern
Cleveland... south central Iredell... Lincoln and eastern York counties
until 515 PM EDT...

At 448 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
13 miles northwest of Huntersville to near Gastonia to 6 miles east
of Rock Hill... and moving west at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Gastonia... Rock Hill... Uptown Charlotte... Huntersville... Newton...
Lincolnton... York... central Charlotte... southwest Charlotte and
northwest Charlotte.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 50 mph 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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. If outdoors... try
to get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away
from open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When
indoors... stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired
electronic devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug
unnecessary appliances before the storms approach.


Lat... Lon 3500 8084 3508 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091
      3499 8089 3492 8086 3490 8088 3488 8088
      3489 8114 3530 8144 3577 8122 3562 8085
      3522 8081 3503 8080
time... Mot... loc 2048z 104deg 16kt 3557 8097 3524 8113 3496 8092


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448 PM EDT Sat Aug 27 2016

... A cluster of thunderstorms with intense lightning will impact
western Mecklenburg... eastern Catawba... Gaston... southeastern
Cleveland... south central Iredell... Lincoln and eastern York counties
until 515 PM EDT...

At 448 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated the leading edge of a cluster
of thunderstorms with intense lightning along a line extending from
13 miles northwest of Huntersville to near Gastonia to 6 miles east
of Rock Hill... and moving west at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Gastonia... Rock Hill... Uptown Charlotte... Huntersville... Newton...
Lincolnton... York... central Charlotte... southwest Charlotte and
northwest Charlotte.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 50 mph 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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. If outdoors... try
to get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away
from open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When
indoors... stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired
electronic devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug
unnecessary appliances before the storms approach.


Lat... Lon 3500 8084 3508 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091
      3499 8089 3492 8086 3490 8088 3488 8088
      3489 8114 3530 8144 3577 8122 3562 8085
      3522 8081 3503 8080
time... Mot... loc 2048z 104deg 16kt 3557 8097 3524 8113 3496 8092


Rwh

437 PM EDT Sat Aug 27 2016

... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact
Mecklenburg... northwestern Union... Cabarrus and east central York
counties until 515 PM EDT...

At 437 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 8 miles south of downtown Concord... or 5 miles
northwest of Midland... moving west at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include... Uptown Charlotte... downtown
Concord... Huntersville... Kannapolis... Monroe... central
Charlotte... south Charlotte... East Charlotte... southwest Charlotte
and northeast Charlotte.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 50 mph 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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.


Lat... Lon 3521 8048 3519 8051 3517 8049 3495 8068
      3499 8083 3508 8091 3506 8090 3503 8090
      3502 8091 3501 8090 3505 8107 3550 8077
      3536 8039
time... Mot... loc 2037z 111deg 17kt 3529 8057


Rwh


437 PM EDT Sat Aug 27 2016

... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact
Mecklenburg... northwestern Union... Cabarrus and east central York
counties until 515 PM EDT...

At 437 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 8 miles south of downtown Concord... or 5 miles
northwest of Midland... moving west at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include... Uptown Charlotte... downtown
Concord... Huntersville... Kannapolis... Monroe... central
Charlotte... south Charlotte... East Charlotte... southwest Charlotte
and northeast Charlotte.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 50 mph 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.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.


Lat... Lon 3521 8048 3519 8051 3517 8049 3495 8068
      3499 8083 3508 8091 3506 8090 3503 8090
      3502 8091 3501 8090 3505 8107 3550 8077
      3536 8039
time... Mot... loc 2037z 111deg 17kt 3529 8057


Rwh