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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Thursday May 10th, 2018 :: 03:16 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 5/10/2018 3:13 PM to 4:00 PM EDT for Rutherford County

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
South central Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Southeastern Polk County in western North Carolina...
North central Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 312 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles northeast
of Columbus, moving east at 10 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...
Columbus, Mill Spring, Green Creek, Lake Adger, Fingerville, Forest
City, Spindale and Rutherfordton.


Large hail can cause major property damage, especially to vehicles.
Strong winds may blow down a few trees and power lines. 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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