Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
000
WUUS52 KGSP 012027
SVRGSP
NCC021-111-199-012115-
/O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0024.160501T2027Z-160501T2115Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
427 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN YANCEY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 427 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTH OF
  BURNSVILLE...OR 5 MILES WEST OF MOUNT MITCHELL 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...
  MARION...B.R. PARKWAY-CRAGGY TO LITTLE SWITZERLAND...MOUNT MITCHELL
  STATE PARK...B.R. PARKWAY-LITTLE SWITZERLAND TO LINVILLE...NORTH
  COVE...CELO...LITTLE SWITZERLAND...BUSICK...PLEASANT GARDENS AND
  WOODLAWN.

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 3561 8201 3568 8246 3581 8245 3582 8241
      3586 8242 3587 8215 3583 8214 3582 8212
      3585 8210 3585 8207 3586 8204 3588 8203
      3587 8200 3588 8198
TIME...MOT...LOC 2027Z 274DEG 16KT 3577 8237

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

$$

TDP



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.