This is an automatic message WUUS52 KGSP 312146
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
546 PM EDT FRI AUG 31 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
North central York County in Upstate South Carolina…
* Until 630 PM EDT.
* At 545 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast
of Gastonia, or near Town Of Lake Wylie, moving north at 5 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
damage to trees and power lines.
* Locations impacted include…
Gastonia, Mt Holly, Belmont, South Gastonia, Clover, Dallas,
Stanley, Cramerton, Town Of Lake Wylie and Lowell.
Brief damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines over small
areas. A brief period of large hail is also possible. 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
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 3539 8096 3538 8099 3536 8098 3538 8096
3527 8102 3522 8101 3515 8104 3514 8105
3510 8104 3509 8106 3506 8106 3504 8104
3506 8131 3517 8133 3541 8121 3540 8096
TIME…MOT…LOC 2145Z 177DEG 6KT 3514 8111