SEVER THUNDERSTORM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Alert:
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a 
 
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... 
Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... 
Chester County in Upstate South Carolina... 
York County in Upstate South Carolina... 
East central Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina... 
Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina... 
Union County in Upstate South Carolina... 
 
* Until 445 PM EDT 
 
* At 355 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line 
extending from 3 miles north of Lincolnton to 9 miles southeast of 
Shelby to 8 miles southeast of Chester, moving northeast at 15 mph. 
HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. 
SOURCE...Radar indicated. 
IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines. 
 
* Locations impacted include... 
Gastonia, Rock Hill, Shelby, Gaffney, Lincolnton, Union, York, 
Chester, Kings Mountain and Mt Holly. 
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:
Cleveland
Gaston
Lincoln

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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