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
608 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 608 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTHWEST
  OF HUNTERSVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HUNTERSVILLE...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...
  CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT...UNC-CHARLOTTE...RAMSEY CREEK PARK...
  PAW CREEK...LUCIA...CROFT AND CORNELIUS.

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 PRODUCING FREQUENT AND INTENSE LIGHTNING. TURN OFF
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES. DO NOT USE CORDED TELEPHONES. DO NOT TAKE A
BATH OR SHOWER.

MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE IS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM. GET AWAY FROM THE
WATER AND SEEK SHELTER IN AN INTERIOR ROOM IN THE NEAREST SHELTER.
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

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 3517 8100 3540 8104 3540 8096 3547 8094
      3548 8078 3542 8075 3540 8077 3536 8072
      3535 8069 3533 8069
TIME...MOT...LOC 2208Z 259DEG 28KT 3536 8090

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

NED



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