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
320 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN HENDERSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 320 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 14 MILES
  NORTHWEST OF RUTHERFORDTON...OR NEAR LAKE LURE...MOVING SOUTH AT
  15 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...
  LAKE LURE...CHIMNEY ROCK STATE PARK...BAT CAVE...GREEN HILL...
  DANA...SHINGLE HOLLOW...MILL SPRING...LAKE ADGER AND EDNEYVILLE.

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.

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 3555 8221 3552 8216 3553 8210 3551 8199
      3525 8212 3534 8242 3556 8226
TIME...MOT...LOC 1920Z 020DEG 11KT 3546 8219

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

$$

NED



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