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
544 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHERN RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 544 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTHWEST
  OF MARION...OR 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OLD FORT...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING
           LARGE HAIL.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  OLD FORT...SOUTH MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...DYSARTSVILLE...SUGAR HILL...
  UNION MILLS...THERMAL CITY...FERO...GLENWOOD...SUNSHINE AND SHINGLE
  HOLLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE HAIL CAN CAUSE MAJOR PROPERTY DAMAGE...ESPECIALLY TO VEHICLES.
STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN A FEW TREES AND POWER LINES. 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 3564 8164 3557 8166 3557 8167 3558 8169
      3542 8170 3538 8171 3551 8221 3552 8220
      3553 8217 3555 8220 3569 8217
TIME...MOT...LOC 2144Z 281DEG 20KT 3559 8210

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

$$

TDP



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