Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1110 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southwestern Swain County in western North Carolina...
  Graham County in western North Carolina...

* Until 1215 PM EDT

* At 1110 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles north of
  Murphy, or 11 miles southwest of Town Of Santeetlah, moving
  northeast at 35 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include...
  Robbinsville, Town Of Santeetlah, Fontana Lake, Smoky
  Mountains-Fontana Area, Fontana Village, Lake Santeetlah, Smoky
  Mountains-Twentymile Creek, Stecoah, Tapoco and Cheoah.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

This storm is producing frequent and intense lightning. Turn off
electrical appliances. Do not use corded telephones. Do not take a
bath or shower.

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800,
2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 600 PM EDT for western North
Carolina.

LAT...LON 3537 8401 3541 8402 3546 8396 3547 8392
      3552 8388 3553 8382 3556 8377 3557 8361
      3541 8350 3525 8383 3522 8396 3523 8400
      3527 8401 3529 8403 3531 8402 3531 8404
      3535 8404
TIME...MOT...LOC 1510Z 230DEG 31KT 3528 8405

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

CDG


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