Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WWUS52 KGSP 012219
SVSGSP

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
619 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NCC023-111-161-012230-
/O.CON.KGSP.SV.W.0026.000000T0000Z-160501T2230Z/
BURKE NC-RUTHERFORD NC-MCDOWELL NC-
619 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM EDT
FOR SOUTH CENTRAL BURKE...NORTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD AND SOUTHEASTERN
MCDOWELL COUNTIES...

AT 618 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF MARION...MOVING EAST AT 25 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...
SOUTH MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...UNION MILLS...DYSARTSVILLE...SUNSHINE AND
THERMAL CITY.

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 3546 8201 3566 8189
TIME...MOT...LOC 2218Z 281DEG 20KT 3555 8187

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

$$

TDP


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