This is an automatic message WUUS52 KGSP 312118
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
518 PM EDT FRI AUG 31 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southwestern Mecklenburg County in the Piedmont of North
Eastern York County in Upstate South Carolina…
* Until 545 PM EDT.
* At 517 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles west of
Rock Hill, moving north at 10 mph.
Another thunderstorm from Tega Cay to Fort Mill will also produce
severe weather as it moves north at 10 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…
Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Newport, Town Of Lake Wylie, Steele
Creek, Carowinds, Lake Wylie and Southwest Charlotte.
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 3488 8105 3488 8115 3516 8120 3516 8111
3515 8111 3515 8094 3502 8090 3501 8091
TIME…MOT…LOC 2117Z 185DEG 7KT 3492 8110