SEVER THUNDERSTORMS

he National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Southeastern Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
    South central Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
    East central Laurens County in Upstate South Carolina…
    Chester County in Upstate South Carolina…
    York County in Upstate South Carolina…
    Eastern Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina…
    Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…
    Union County in Upstate South Carolina…

  • Until 400 AM EDT.

  • At 321 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from 7 miles northeast of Spartanburg to 5 miles west of
    Union to 10 miles southeast of Laurens, moving east at 55 mph.
    HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
    SOURCE…Radar indicated.
    IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
    damage to trees and power lines.

  • Locations impacted include…
    Spartanburg, Gaffney, Union, York, Chester, Clinton, Clover,
    Boiling Springs SC, Pacolet and Cowpens.
    TORNADO…POSSIBLE
    HAIL…1.00IN
    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. 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:
    Cherokee
    Chester
    Laurens
    Spartanburg
    Union
    York

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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