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
656 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTH CENTRAL UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 656 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES
  SOUTHWEST OF HUNTERSVILLE...OR 4 MILES NORTH OF PAW CREEK...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 25 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...
  UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...EAST CHARLOTTE...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE...
  NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...MINT HILL...HARRISBURG...HEMBY BRIDGE...
  HIDDEN VALLEY...FREEDOM PARK AND PAW CREEK.

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 ALSO PRODUCING EXTREMELY HEAVY RAINFALL. FLOODING OF
DRAINAGE DITCHES AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY OCCUR. SMALL STREAMS WILL
RISE RAPIDLY. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER IS FLOWING OVER
THE ROAD.

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 3507 8060 3526 8101 3530 8100 3533 8098
      3534 8099 3535 8097 3535 8096 3536 8092
      3538 8096 3536 8097 3537 8099 3538 8098
      3539 8095 3543 8096 3532 8047
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 292DEG 21KT 3534 8095

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

$$

HG



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