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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
702 AM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0230 PM     LIGHTNING        HENDERSONVILLE          35.32N 82.46W
08/17/2016                   HENDERSON          NC   BROADCAST MEDIA

            RADIO STATION WHKP TOOK A DIRECT LIGHTNING HIT.
            CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE TO SATELLITE EQUIPMENT BOTH OUTSIDE
            AND INSIDE THE STATION. ALL COMPUTER EQUIPMENT WAS...IN
            THE WORDS OF A DEEJAY...KNOCKED OUT. ALSO...STATION
            REPORTS THAT A NEARBY HAY BARN WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
            ABOUT THE SAME TIME...AND BURNED DOWN.


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