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
549 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 549 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 13 MILES SOUTHEAST
  OF MORGANTON...OR 7 MILES EAST OF SOUTH MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...MOVING
  EAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
           TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NEWTON...LINCOLNTON...MAIDEN...BOGER CITY...MOUNTAIN VIEW...PROPST...
  VALE...COOKSVILLE...PLEASANT GROVE AND STARTOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FEW TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED AREA.
HAIL CAN CAUSE MAJOR PROPERTY DAMAGE...ESPECIALLY TO VEHICLES. 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3569 8114 3542 8118 3548 8149 3552 8151
      3555 8151 3556 8152 3557 8155 3556 8157
      3557 8158 3557 8161 3569 8160
TIME...MOT...LOC 2149Z 277DEG 16KT 3560 8153

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

TDP



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