• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    NCZ071-SCZ009-120030- Mecklenburg NC-York SC- 759 PM EDT TUE SEP 11 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG AND EAST CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT... At 758 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9 miles south of Uptown Charlotte, or over Pineville, moving west at 10 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Southwest Charlotte, Pineville, Carowinds, Southpark Mall, Fort Mill, The Arboretum and South Charlotte. Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 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. 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 3503 8086 3508 8091 3507 8091 3506 8090 3502 8090 3501 8097 3517 8097 3514 8080 3504 8078 TIME...MOT...LOC 2358Z 085DEG 7KT 3509 8087 $$

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