Severe Thunderstorm Warning

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
256 PM EDT FRI MAY 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Central Rutherford County in western North Carolina…
Polk County in western North Carolina…

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 255 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles north of
Columbus, moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD…Quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Minor damage to vehicles is expected.

* Locations impacted include…
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Columbus, Spindale, Bostic, Cliffside,
Green Hill, Mill Spring, Henrietta and Harris.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Scattered trees and power lines could be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

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.

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LAT…LON 3523 8176 3521 8228 3534 8230 3536 8228
3537 8228 3539 8226 3540 8227 3542 8227
3551 8181
TIME…MOT…LOC 1855Z 261DEG 16KT 3532 8219

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…<50MPH