SEVER THUNDER STORM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Alert:
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a 
 
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... 
Cabarrus County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Mecklenburg County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Union County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Eastern York County in Upstate South Carolina... 
 
* Until 530 PM EDT 
 
* At 422 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line 
extending from 10 miles northeast of Lincolnton to 9 miles 
southeast of Gastonia to 8 miles south of Rock Hill, moving east at 
30 mph. 
HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. 
SOURCE...Radar indicated. 
IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines. 
 
* Locations impacted include... 
Gastonia, Rock Hill, Uptown Charlotte, Huntersville, Kannapolis, 
Downtown Concord, Monroe, Lincolnton, York and Central Charlotte. 
HAIL...<.75IN 
WIND...60MPH
Instructions: Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. These storms are producing frequent and intense lightning. Turn off electrical appliances. Do not use corded telephones. Do not take a bath or shower. 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 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.
Target Area:
Cabarrus
Gaston
Lincoln
Mecklenburg
Union

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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