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South Carolina, York

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 5:58 PM EDT on August 27, 2016

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on August 27, 2016


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
western York County in upstate South Carolina...
Cherokee County in upstate South Carolina...

* until 645 PM EDT

* at 558 PM EDT... severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 8 miles northeast of Forest City to 6 miles
southwest of Shelby to 11 miles west of York... moving west at 20
mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs... siding and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Shelby... Gaffney... Forest City... Rutherfordton... Spindale... Boiling
Springs NC... Blacksburg... Grover... Lawndale and Patterson Springs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


Lat... Lon 3552 8197 3554 8187 3552 8162 3530 8137
      3489 8130 3488 8163 3490 8165 3493 8175
      3518 8187 3519 8197 3526 8197 3541 8215
      3552 8223 3552 8214 3555 8201
time... Mot... loc 2158z 092deg 17kt 3543 8176 3523 8164 3496 8144

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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