Tropical Storm Warning Breakdown By County

IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER THIS IS THE WAY IT CAME FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

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CATAWBA COUNTY:

..TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - HICKORY
    - NEWTON

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 3-6 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MAJOR 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MAJOR FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES ARE 
          LIKELY.
        - PREPARE: STRONGLY CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS, ESPECIALLY 
          IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: EXTENSIVE
        - MAJOR RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT MANY EVACUATIONS AND 
          RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY RAPIDLY OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS IN 
          MULTIPLE PLACES. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, 
          AND DITCHES MAY BECOME DANGEROUS RIVERS. IN MOUNTAIN AREAS, 
          DESTRUCTIVE RUNOFF MAY RUN QUICKLY DOWN VALLEYS WHILE 
          INCREASING SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ROCKSLIDES AND MUDSLIDES. 
          FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS AND BARRIERS MAY BECOME STRESSED.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER MANY STRUCTURES WITHIN MULTIPLE 
          COMMUNITIES, SOME STRUCTURES BECOMING UNINHABITABLE OR 
          WASHED AWAY. MANY PLACES WHERE FLOOD WATERS MAY COVER 
          ESCAPE ROUTES. STREETS AND PARKING LOTS BECOME RIVERS OF 
          MOVING WATER WITH UNDERPASSES SUBMERGED. DRIVING CONDITIONS 
          BECOME DANGEROUS. MANY ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES WITH SOME 
          WEAKENED OR WASHED OUT.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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ALEXANDER COUNTY

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - TAYLORSVILLE

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 2-4 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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MOUNTAINS OF BURKE COUNTY

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - JONAS RIDGE

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG
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GREATER CALDWELL COUNTY

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - LENOIR

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG
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CALDWELL COUNTY MOUNTAINS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - PATTERSON

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY MOUNTAINS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - LAKE LURE

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG
_________________________________________________________________________________

GREATER MCDOWELL COUNTY

..TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - MARION

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG

_______________________________________________________________________________

MCDOWELL COUNTY MOUNTAINS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - OLD FORT

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG
___________________________________________________________________________________

GREATER BURKE COUNTY

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - MORGANTON

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS INCREASED FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG

_______________________________________________________________________________

GREATER RUTHERFORD COUNTY

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - FOREST CITY

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MODERATE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES 
          ARE POSSIBLE.
        - PREPARE: CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA 
          VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE. 

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT
        - MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT SEVERAL EVACUATIONS 
          AND RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH 
          SWIFTER CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, 
          ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, 
          CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, AND DITCHES OVERFLOW.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN 
          FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS 
          OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND 
          POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON 
          MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. 
          DRIVING CONDITIONS BECOME HAZARDOUS. SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE 
          CLOSURES.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG
________________________________________________________________________________

LINCOLN COUNTY

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - LINCOLNTON

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 3-6 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MAJOR 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MAJOR FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES ARE 
          LIKELY.
        - PREPARE: STRONGLY CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS, ESPECIALLY 
          IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: EXTENSIVE
        - MAJOR RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT MANY EVACUATIONS AND 
          RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY RAPIDLY OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS IN 
          MULTIPLE PLACES. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, 
          AND DITCHES MAY BECOME DANGEROUS RIVERS. IN MOUNTAIN AREAS, 
          DESTRUCTIVE RUNOFF MAY RUN QUICKLY DOWN VALLEYS WHILE 
          INCREASING SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ROCKSLIDES AND MUDSLIDES. 
          FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS AND BARRIERS MAY BECOME STRESSED.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER MANY STRUCTURES WITHIN MULTIPLE 
          COMMUNITIES, SOME STRUCTURES BECOMING UNINHABITABLE OR 
          WASHED AWAY. MANY PLACES WHERE FLOOD WATERS MAY COVER 
          ESCAPE ROUTES. STREETS AND PARKING LOTS BECOME RIVERS OF 
          MOVING WATER WITH UNDERPASSES SUBMERGED. DRIVING CONDITIONS 
          BECOME DANGEROUS. MANY ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES WITH SOME 
          WEAKENED OR WASHED OUT.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTPS://READYNC.ORG

______________________________________________________________________________

CLEVELAND COUNTY

..TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE 
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - SHELBY

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR WIND 39 TO 
      57 MPH
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: PLAN FOR HAZARDOUS WIND OF EQUIVALENT TROPICAL STORM 
          FORCE DUE TO POSSIBLE FORECAST CHANGES IN TRACK, SIZE, OR 
          INTENSITY.
        - PREPARE: EFFORTS TO PROTECT PROPERTY SHOULD NOW BE 
          UNDERWAY. PREPARE FOR LIMITED WIND DAMAGE.
        - ACT: ACT NOW TO COMPLETE PREPARATIONS BEFORE THE WIND 
          BECOMES HAZARDOUS.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
        - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED 
          MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.
        - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR 
          UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES 
          ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN 
          OVER.
        - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN 
          URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING 
          CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
        - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 2-4 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY 
          HIGHER AMOUNTS

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: POTENTIAL FOR MAJOR 
      FLOODING RAIN
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM 
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: EMERGENCY PLANS SHOULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR 
          MAJOR FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN. EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES ARE 
          LIKELY.
        - PREPARE: STRONGLY CONSIDER PROTECTIVE ACTIONS, ESPECIALLY 
          IF YOU ARE IN AN AREA VULNERABLE TO FLOODING.
        - ACT: HEED ANY FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. FAILURE TO TAKE 
          ACTION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR LOSS OF LIFE.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: EXTENSIVE
        - MAJOR RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT MANY EVACUATIONS AND 
          RESCUES.
        - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY RAPIDLY OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS IN 
          MULTIPLE PLACES. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, CANALS, ARROYOS, 
          AND DITCHES MAY BECOME DANGEROUS RIVERS. IN MOUNTAIN AREAS, 
          DESTRUCTIVE RUNOFF MAY RUN QUICKLY DOWN VALLEYS WHILE 
          INCREASING SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ROCKSLIDES AND MUDSLIDES. 
          FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS AND BARRIERS MAY BECOME STRESSED.
        - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER MANY STRUCTURES WITHIN MULTIPLE 
          COMMUNITIES, SOME STRUCTURES BECOMING UNINHABITABLE OR 
          WASHED AWAY. MANY PLACES WHERE FLOOD WATERS MAY COVER 
          ESCAPE ROUTES. STREETS AND PARKING LOTS BECOME RIVERS OF 
          MOVING WATER WITH UNDERPASSES SUBMERGED. DRIVING CONDITIONS 
          BECOME DANGEROUS. MANY ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES WITH SOME 
          WEAKENED OR WASHED OUT.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: 
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - POTENTIAL THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: TORNADOES NOT EXPECTED
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE 
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - PLAN: TORNADOES ARE NOT EXPECTED. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
          WITH GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - PREPARE: LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO PROTECT 
          AGAINST TORNADOES AT THIS TIME. KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST 
          TORNADO SITUATION.
        - ACT: LISTEN FOR CHANGES IN THE FORECAST.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

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