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
311 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 310 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTH OF
  MARION...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING
           LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS. TAKE SHELTER NOW!

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MORGANTON...MARION...GLEN ALPINE...LAKE JAMES...SOUTH MOUNTAINS STATE
  PARK...LAKE JAMES STATE PARK...DYSARTSVILLE...SUGAR HILL...NEBO AND
  GLENWOOD.

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 3557 8162 3557 8167 3558 8169 3555 8169
      3550 8210 3568 8216 3582 8171
TIME...MOT...LOC 1910Z 254DEG 17KT 3561 8204

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

$$

TDP


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