National Weather Service: Special Weather Statement

Apr. 30, 2013 @ 02:14 PM

FUNNEL CLOUDS BEING REPORTED OVER THE SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS OF NORTH CAROLINA...

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY HAS REPORTED AT LEAST TWO SEPARATE REPORTS OF FUNNEL CLOUDS OVER THE CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTY OVER THE PAST HOUR. THE FUNNELS ARE FORMING IN ASSOCIATION WITH WEAK RAIN SHOWERS. AS THE RAIN SHOWERS CONTINUE TO DRIFT SOUTH... ADDITIONAL FUNNELS ARE POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY FROM FOREST CITY TO HARRIS IN SOUTHERN RUTHERFORD COUNTY... AND THE GREEN CREEK COMMUNITY IN SOUTHEAST POLK COUNTY. THIS TYPE OF FUNNEL RARELY TOUCHES DOWN... AND THE CHANCES OF DAMAGE ARE SLIGHT.

PLEASE PASS ANY REPORTS OF FUNNEL CLOUDS TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MONITOR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENT.