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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Thursday May 10th, 2018 :: 02:25 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 5/10/2018 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM EDT for Rutherford County

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southern Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Central Polk County in western North Carolina...

* Until 300 PM EDT.

* At 215 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles northeast
of Columbus, moving east at 25 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...
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Ellenboro, Bostic, Green
Hill, Mill Spring, Henrietta, Harris and Lake Adger.


A few trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area.
Hail can cause major property damage, especially to vehicles. Seek
shelter inside an interior room.

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.

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
198 N Washington St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-287-6247

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