Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WUUS52 KGSP 151629
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1229 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
  Southwestern Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
  Northeastern Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina...
  Northwestern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina...

* Until 115 PM EDT.

* At 1229 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles south of
  Forest City, or near Chesnee, moving northeast at 55 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
           damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include...
  Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Boiling Springs NC, Cowpens,
  Mayo, Chesnee, Ellenboro, Lattimore and Mooresboro.

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 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.

&&

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM EDT for western and
the Piedmont of North Carolina...and Upstate South Carolina.

LAT...LON 3532 8157 3491 8181 3513 8199 3519 8198
      3519 8197 3525 8196 3526 8198 3545 8196
TIME...MOT...LOC 1629Z 211DEG 49KT 3517 8185

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

WJM



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