This is an automatic message WUUS52 KGSP 272351
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
751 PM EDT THU SEP 27 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southwestern Catawba County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
Rutherford County in western North Carolina…
Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
Southeastern McDowell County in western North Carolina…
Polk County in western North Carolina…
Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
Burke County in western North Carolina…
Northwestern Union County in Upstate South Carolina…
Northeastern Greenville County in Upstate South Carolina…
Northwestern York County in Upstate South Carolina…
Northern Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina…
Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…
* Until 845 PM EDT.
* At 749 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 12 miles southwest of Columbus to near Inman to
Spartanburg to near Pauline, moving northeast at 55 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.
IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.
* Locations impacted include…
Gastonia, Shelby, Morganton, Gaffney, Lincolnton, Forest City,
Rutherfordton, Columbus, Kings Mountain and Cherryville.
Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.
These storms are 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 3580 8158 3578 8155 3578 8150 3576 8141
3563 8119 3530 8104 3474 8177 3497 8189
3511 8210 3518 8240 3520 8238 3518 8237
3519 8236 3523 8236 3586 8182
TIME…MOT…LOC 2349Z 219DEG 46KT 3512 8237 3507 8213 3494 8191 3474