NWS: Severe Thunder Storm Warning for Rutherford County

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 05:16 PM

From the National Weather Service:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A 

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... 
SOUTHWESTERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA... 
SOUTH CENTRAL RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA... 
NORTHWESTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA... 
NORTH CENTRAL SPARTANBURG COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA... 

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT 

* AT 440 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND 
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES 
SOUTH OF FOREST CITY...OR 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF RUTHERFORDTON...AND 
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH. 

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR... 
CHESNEE. 
CLIFFSIDE. 
COWPENS NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 

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 
SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.